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Always Forward

Always Forward

Romans 12:1-12

I was watching Luke Cage on Netflix the other day and something really stuck out to me in those first few episodes. 1,911 more words

Irrational Confidence

What We Get Wrong about Hannah Arendt

Within months of Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, a political investigator with the Berlin police detained twenty-six-year-old scholar Hannah Arendt and politely interrogated her for more than a week. 1,474 more words

Nonfiction

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Praxis and beyond

So I am thinking about lateralization in order to understand better how the left hemisphere is better at operating with displaced information and the right better with the immediate moment. 590 more words

What We Get Wrong about Hannah Arendt

Within months of Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, a political investigator with the Berlin police detained twenty-six-year-old scholar Hannah Arendt and politely interrogated her for more than a week. 1,474 more words

Nonfiction

Quotes 1/14/17

Here’s to an amazing Saturday!!

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

Hannah Arendt

A Quote A Day

Truthiness, Fake News, and an Investigation of How We Think

In light of the current controversy over the CIA/FBI’s publicized intelligence assessment on Donald Trump’s links to Russian FSB operatives and the consequential hacking of the Democratic National Committee, I thought it would be of good measure to take a step back from the battle being waged between America’s vital democratic institutions (the Executive branch, the media, the intelligence apparatus) on what constitutes fake news and provide a philosophical assessment on the existential opacity of truth as innate to the human condition. 1,290 more words

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“I borrow the term [“dark times”] from Brecht’s famous poem ‘To Posterity,’ which mentions the disorder and the hunger, the massacres and the slaughterers, the outrage over injustice and the despair ‘when there was only wrong and no outrage,’ the legitimate hatred that makes you ugly nevertheless, the well-founded wrath that makes the voice grow hoarse.

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