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Regarding law

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.”
- Plato (427-347 B.C.) 10 more words


Outside the World of Illusion

Have you ever thought of having a completely different perspective in life? Like, wondering if this so-called “reality” we live in is only a huge brick wall which is blocking something  83 more words


Expanding the Liberty Canon: Aristotle

Apparently  some people have enjoyed the posts on ‘Another Liberty Canon’, so I will keep going on that tack, but with a revision to the heading as I ‘ll be covering some thinkers already accepted into the liberty canon, or at least some of the various canons. 1,541 more words


The Allegory of the Man Cave

[Socrates] And now, I said, let me show in a figure what separates a boy from a man: –Check this shit out! Human men living in a underground cave, which has a mouth open towards a modest suburban home; here they have been from their boyhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move, but with one hand free to masturbate, and can only see before them, being prevented by the chains from turning round their heads, but not their shafts. 2,100 more words


be kind. for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

i had an interesting thing happen to me today; something that i would never really have considered sharing, however i feel strong that it needs to be said. 1,057 more words


Book Plunge: The Last Superstition

What do I think of this book by Edward Feser? Let’s talk about it on Deeper Waters.

As I finished this book, I must say I was disappointed. 835 more words

Book Plunge

Knowing why we know what we know

Descartes (above) famously said, “I think, therefore I am”, but reasoning is not the only way we come to know things. We get knowledge in various ways, but don’t often stop to analyse the process. 200 more words