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Protecting Veils Of Ignorance In Art

To start with an example; there’s a conversation about Stephen Colbert from his comedy central era that I still think about: I was telling someone that I loved seeing Stephen interviewed, seeing him… 517 more words

Pragmatism

Rich kid poor kid

Because I’m not a social scientist in any but the most amateur way I don’t feel bad mixing poor and working class but furthermore in Alberta it’s easy to find working class guys who are rich, poor people who think they’re rich, rich people who came up from being poor and kept the mindsets, and probably other social variants as well. 823 more words

Pragmatism

Ye Olde Snippets: Bismarck's Secret to Good Diplomacy

“The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.”

For almost 30 years in the 19th century, Otto von Bismarck was one of the most powerful men in the world, a master tactician who unified Germany in under a decade and then proceeded to turn it into a superpower.

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History

Stop Your Messing Around: Generation X and Money

In the Fall of 2016, Fidelity Investments launched an ad campaign about retirement planning using “A Message to You, Rudy” by The Specials for the music. 546 more words

Generations

The psychological motivation of those who embrace postmodernism

Famous analytical philosopher John Searle has written a book “Mind, Language And Society: Philosophy In The Real World”, explaining what’s factually wrong with postmodernism. In the introduction, he explains what postmodernism is, and what motivates people to accept postmodernism. 1,232 more words

Polemics

Before We Begin...

Hello,

Welcome to my descent into darkness. Welcome to my hunt without meaning. Welcome to the only answer I have left, the only answer we have left. 186 more words

CAGED

Image by Christine Renney

The bird had fallen down into their chimney. They had missed this, hadn’t heard its descent. Trapped and stalled but still attempting to fly, the bird bounced against the bricks. 427 more words

Fiction