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How the Narrative Holds Everyone Back - By Jacko

Adopting a world view, a weltanshauung, because others do it and recommend it is a core problem in our Western world. For many things like ethical behaviour it used to work yet the super criticality of immorality and poorly considered models has tipped that point so it is behind us as we descend towards collapse, Balkanization, and genocide. 524 more words

Free Speech

Kierkegaard

Over the past year and some I’ve been collecting and reading the Icon book series ‘Introducing’ (sometimes advertised as ‘A Graphic Guide’ series). They first appeared on my radar as I started to look for books that I could use in class to introduce students in our history debating team to the ‘big thinkers’ of history, ethics and philosophy. 705 more words

Books

Petty please

How morbid did they make it

Did you Like it

Did you fake it

Did Your consciousness

start to break yet

Twisting the tail up… 163 more words

Poem

Obamacare repeal-only bill fails in the Senate

  Yesterday, by a razor-thin margin with Mike Pence breaking the stalemate, the Senate voted to advance Obamacare repeal and replace legislation. This opened up the bill for debate and amendments. 299 more words

Politics

How To Destroy Hegel

IF YOU ASK ANY random group of philosophy fans who their least favorite philosopher is, you won’t have to survey more than two philosophiles before you hear the name of the 19th century German Idealist philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. 1,695 more words

Immanuel Kant

A New Theology: Part I

Many might be uncomfortable with my sudden venture into the supernatural. That’s understandable, this is a philosophy blog. Not a religious one.

But you know what? 726 more words

Prevailing Wisdom

I read the morning news and I despair,

an overseas dictator we are told,

the contradictions knock me off my chair,

their tactics are as shabby as they’re old. 100 more words

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