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On a razors edge

“The explanation requiring the fewest assumptions is most likely to be correct”
William of Ockham

So lets assume that I feel like I’ve made a huge mistake, and let’s assume that the repercussions are irreversible and that the mistake was unintentional. 1,322 more words

The Art of Consulting - Designing (Completeness & Simplicity)

There comes a moment, after all the reading, listening, questioning, analysing, presenting and writing, when you’ve finally got to come up with an idea. You can’t defer it indefinitely. 814 more words

EC 12. Pointers No. 2

FAQs on Ch. 3 of Backhouse – the 16th Century

1.What historical event, centered in Italy, was of importance to the emergence of modern science? Explain your answer. 158 more words

Economic Thought

The Empire and Nationalism: Henry VIII's Role In The Fragmentation Of Christendom

Nationalism is a threat to the International Good, a subversion of true Patriotism. Its fruits are self-evident; endless war, tyrannical Statism, the Annihilation of Nations, and violent Racism.  592 more words

Christendom

Suspicion about God, Religion, and Other Such Things

Maybe it’s more accurate to call it all-out skepticism rather than just suspicion. Knowing I’m about to paint with broad strokes, I start by stating that the modern world generally has little respect for God-or the gods, depending on who you talk to-and His/their followers.   1,443 more words

Council Of Trent

Good Design is Timeless

There are no absolutes in good architectural design. Personal taste differs from one individual to another. Some like simple austere forms, modernist and functional, and some like exuberant decoration, from the gothic to art nouveau. 315 more words