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What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
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Tag Archives: philosophy
“Correlation does not equal causality” is an often-heard phrase when someone says “I did X and Y happened.” It occurred to me a while ago that we should stop saying it that way. If I do a thing one time … Continue reading
One Day, She Met A Man – A Short Tale One day, while walking outside, she met a man. Or maybe it was a ghost of a man yet to be, she was never sure. He was throwing his hands … Continue reading
The libertarian message can be boiled down to the following. Because government does things I don’t like, it is wrong. Because government stops me from doing what I want to do it, it is wrong. Because it’s wrong, it must … Continue reading
The most effective way to convince someone to do what you want is to start from a shared set of assumptions and values. Whether you use rhetoric, logic, or propaganda in your arguments, you will have a much better success … Continue reading