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Change requires threshold

If you’re not at threshold, it doesn’t matter how hard you try; by default you will fail.

Trying implies failure.

Threshold is the impetus for change. 7 more words

Did the trial judge mean "necessary"? Probably, but ...

Some of you may consider what follows excessive pedantry because you’ve already realized where I’m going and are horse-fanciers and members of an SPCA-type organization whose purview extends to dead animals (or zombies). 2,192 more words

Causation

Lone duck - #photopoetry

Lone duck glides silently along;
nary a ripple caused in passing –
the onlooker nods with affection.

Words and photo for meditation and reflection by Stephanie Mohan – August 2015

Buddhism

Familiar: J. Robert Lennon

This book wins the prize for the strangest ending I’ve read in a long time. In fact, I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that this is the oddest, most unsettling novel I’ve read all year. 250 more words

Books

Causation A Very Short Introduction Introductions Core

Attorney ethics, juries melted by years of insurance provider “education”, and also the escalating complexity involving litigating brain-damaged baby situations show the significance of investigating, working upward and establishing liability and also… 280 more words

why?

questions without bounds
why does the leaf fall just so?
because everything

Poetry

"Why Can't I be Neutral About What Causation Is?"

Here’s the plenary talk (“On the Myth of Metaphysical Neutrality”) that I gave last week at the annual Critical Realism conference.  The talk was connected to… 70 more words

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