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Optimism To Abate Terrorism

I think that Active Philosophy needs optimism. The world needs optimism. We need to believe in decency. At the very least, we ought discount any notions of superiority. I’d like to assume that the majority of people in a stable environment … Continue reading

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Listen, Little Man

From a book of the same name by Wilhelm Reich, the “hero” of Century of the Self Part III; the psychoanalyst who showed us a way out of the Freudian embrace of the unconscious consuming mind, inspiration to millions of … Continue reading

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Why Obama Matters

Egypt and global Islam – The battle for a religion’s heart I normally hate The Economist for its condescending, pro-capitalist slant – even this article shows the lengths that this publication is willing to go to present the “other” as … Continue reading

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North Korea

Why are they the enemy? Why is it wrong when they test missiles? The act of developing missiles itself is not wrong, because we ourselves do it. But when a poor nation tests weapons, this is wrong. An example: less … Continue reading

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Indifference To Race (In A Negative Sense)

“Ante todo no creo que lo ocurrido tuviera motivos particularmente racistas.  Es sólo que la cuestión no importaba demasiado.  Recuerde que él hablaba de lo sucedido en Ruanda en 1994, pero ya estado sucediendo durante años tanto en Ruando como … 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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We are of one Essence

“It’s a future where the old divisions are overcome. Where you and all of your neighbors and the wider world can live in greater security and greater peace. I know that this won’t be reached easily. There are those that … Continue reading

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