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History Reimagined

We imagine the future containing an infinite amount of possibilities. The present is more concrete, for obvious reasons.  Sandwiched between the to-come and what-has-come. But all of our conceptions of history suggest that the past can only have happened one … Continue reading

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Convention

Each day there are more people on this Earth. Carbon dioxide levels continue to rise to what climatologists estimate may be the highest in millions of years.  At the same time, there are some that insist vehemently that our way … Continue reading

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On Fear of One Another II

This blog is in response to Fear of One Another Which is a follow up to the debate started in the posts On Science, Religion, and Nationalism On Science, Religion, and Nationalism II I will also admit that I was … Continue reading

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Self Control

This post is in response to Caprice. It is also a continuation The Calculus of Decisions. I want to comment on a couple of themes that have been appearing on this blog. The first, of course, is active philosophy. How … Continue reading

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The Calculus of Decisions

You might often hear somebody say, “that wasn’t a smart move” or “he shouldn’t be doing that” or “that is not an appropriate thing for somebody that (insert adjective) to be doing.” Now this brings up a couple of interesting … Continue reading

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Pragmatism vs. Idealism

Well?!!  Which will it be?

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