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Realism

I built you up inside my head

I lived our lives alone

I tied my heart to yours,  I thought

But lo, I was alone… 52 more words

Musings

Scary Change

“The lie we all believe is that you have to stick with it.  You can’t quit.  You are what you are.  But that’s not true….  It’s called the sunk cost fallacy.  55 more words

Thought For The Day

An Interesting Report of Quality of Care Enhancement Strategies Across England, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the USA

An interesting paper from the Berlin University of Technology compares the quality enhancement systems across the above countries with respect to measuring, reporting and rewarding quality. 327 more words

Richard Lilford

Capital Punishment, Death, Taxes, and Penalties

Let me go on record here up front:  In general I’m against death.  In general, death sucks ass.  It ends a life, squashes whatever potential for good might have been left, leaves zero chances for a person to learn whatever life-lessons they were supposed to learn while they were alive, or worse, to impart whatever life lessons they were supposed to impart while they were alive, and leaves family and friends “who are alive and remain,” to helplessly watch the dust swirl and feel just that much diminished. 1,468 more words

Gilbert Ryle - An Oxford man who advocated "ordinary language"

Gilbert Ryle (1900-76) was an English philosopher who taught at Oxford from 1945-68. He edited the journal Mind from 1947-71.

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Ryle and others like G. 601 more words

Philosophy

Why the Wage Gap Doesn't Matter.

“ would rather have the poor poorer, provided that the rich were less rich.”

-Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister

The Department of Numbers said in 2015 that the median income level in the US is $55,775.   123 more words

Communism

Utopia for Realists Review

This is a review of Rutger Bregman’s book Utopia for Realists.

Rutger Bregman is a journalist at The Correspondent. In his book Utopia For Realists, he lays out his ideas for… 305 more words

Communism