René Descartes is a Philosopher I will always recommend to beginners, not only because ‘Meditations on First Philosophy’ is, compared to some other texts, pretty easy to read, but it’s impact on Philosophy and Descartes’ influence on the world at large was immense and wide-ranging. 1,056 more words
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Words by George Clark
Keep off the grass – Albion shows that keeping the world out does not make for a happy society.
The Mike Bartlett/ Rupert Goold production partnership is no stranger to finding controversy through social commentary; with ‘King Charles III’ raising questions regarding the nature of the British monarchy as well as the hierarchical system as a whole. 755 more words
Beware of Mandated Kindness
© 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr
San Francisco West Portal Monthly columnist, Manfred Wolf, in this month’s “This Time, This Place” column, examines the many facets of the current trans-atlantic trend to coerce kindness and “sensitivity” out of the populace, not only by public shaming, but—more ominously—by governmental mandate. 508 more words