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Trade-off

Consider carefully the things that you want, because they require that which you already have as payment. Be mindful of your current situation, to ensure what you have is not keeping you from what is most important. Stress doesn’t come … Continue reading

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Marx On Dialectics

I really like this, taken from Marx’s Capital. “My dialectic method is not only different from the Hegelian, but is its direct opposite. To Hegel, the life-process of the human brain, i.e. the process of thinking, which, under the name … Continue reading

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Morning Glory – “Divide By”

This song is really actually pretty amazing. Morning Glory – “Divide By” This is a pretty rough recording of the song live… but nonetheless the fact that the internet makes it available for viewing makes all the more worth posting. … Continue reading

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Fragments from Wittgenstein’s Culture and Value

“Are all men great?  No. – Well then, how can you have any hope of being a great man!  Why should something be bestowed on you that’s not bestowed on your neighbor?  To what purpose?  If it isn’t your wish … Continue reading

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Hippies 2.0

This post is in response to Caprice Part II and will be brief. Much of the content of this post is based on the BBC documentary ‘Century of the Self’ (post linked here) Part 3 (video linked here). In the … Continue reading

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Caprice – Part II

This is a continuation of Caprice and Self Control, which got started really with The Calculus of Decisions. Every day a person wakes up with a different disposition, with minute chemical changes shifting our moods and hungers.  The world seems … Continue reading

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Actually, let’s not start from scratch.

This is a follow up to the post, “We are of one essence.” In this post I put the sentence, “In our previous debate, we essentially posit that in order for humanity to improve its condition we need to reduce … Continue reading

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