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Brain-Control

Sometimes the brain follows some pretty strange paths. Some are outright dangerous. You have to watch over your brain! But who is doing the watching?!! Advertisements

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Modern Academia And Its Conceits

I have been motivated to write a couple future posts by a book I recently read, Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction by A.C. Grayling. In place of a proper “introduction”, he belittles Wittgenstein’s prowess and contributions, as well as somehow … Continue reading

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The Future of the American Dream

This is an article I just read in The Nation which reflects many of the concerns and values in The Age of Humanity and proposes a socio-economic approach to kick America forward. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090525/greider

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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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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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