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The Key In The Wine

In one of Plato’s early dialogues, The Euthyphro, Socrates asks this perplexing question:

“Now think of this. Is what is good good because the gods approve it, or do the gods approve it because it is good?”

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Brave India: Towards a martial society

About a month ago, a video-clip emanated from Kashmir, which shook the nation (or at least it should have). In the video, shot clandestinely from what appears to be a cell-phone camera, an Indian Army cavalcade (comprising of a gypsy and an armoured vehicle) is seen passing by. 1,171 more words

Socrates Test of Three - When Gossip is Acceptable

In ancient Greece (469 – 399 BC), Socrates was widely lauded for his wisdom. He espoused many of the same beliefs that Jesus would present to the world 400 years later. 35 more words


'Now What? - What do we do when we catch the car?' - Spinach Helpful Tip of the Week!

‘What is a ‘Spinach helpful tip’? – When a friend tells you what you don’t know – especially when you don’t know it!

In an earlier installment we explored Socratic Questioning methods that you should utilize for  841 more words


Socratics and Anti-Socratics: The Status of Expertise, Robert Frodeman

Author Information: Robert Frodeman, University of North Texas, Robert.Frodeman@unt.edu

Frodeman, Robert. “Socratics and Anti-Socratics: The Status of Expertise.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 6, no. 1,397 more words


The Noodler - May 22, 2017

I had an idea that I wanted to start doing, because it’s my blog and I do what I want.  I love philosophy and psychology.  The Socratic method is essentially how I handle my mental health, because I ask myself questions a lot. 127 more words


Liminal Lives ... as Change Agents

Artists including painters, musicians, writers, actors/directors, photographers, and others (including some scientists) who apply their artistic perspective or highly focused talents and perspectives to the work or the vocation they love, often spend much of their lives as what we could call… 442 more words

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