Tweets — news stories and opinion

First Thoughts — like admitting ignorance being a step toward rationality

Philosophers — includes Gary Gutting, Susan Haack, Socrates, Wittgenstein and others

Other People — includes Alice Walker, Putin, Ernest Hemingway, Steve Jobs

Science — neuroscience, biology, computers versus imagination; math and numbers; space and time

Government and Politics — Aristotle, coercion, conflicting moralities, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau, freedom

Morality — includes Moral Relativism and Sam Harris, Morality and Modern Government

Other Philosophy issues — includes atheism & agnositicsm, accident, subjectivity and abstractions, antinomies

Books — most recent: Trusting Doubt, by Valerie Tarico (published 2010)

Considering the PastBang, biology, early religion, Hellenism, Rome | the Middle Ages | China's monarchical successions, to the Ming Dynasty | the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries | Empire and the World Wars | After 1945

Subject Timeline since 2013 — mostly political developments

RECENT  

16 Aug – Extremism, Epistemology and Passion

13 Aug – Pathos in Charlottesville

  9 Aug – Alexandr Dugin interviewed by Alex Jones

  1 Aug – The Market is up. So what?

30 Jul – Looming Crisis in Africa

27 Jul – Sentenced for Crimes against Humanity

22 Jul – Will we be wiped out by machine overlords?

19 Jul – Russian Corruption, US Sanctions and Putin

14 Jul – Alexander Dugin and Putin against Western Culture

  1 Jul – Fewer Births and a Population-Taxation Imbalance

21 Jun – ISIS and Bush Administration BS

14 Jun – science: Spacetime and Black Holes, by Scientific America

19 May – history: Japan, Empire and War, to 1941

 8 May – Political impurity in a divided France and the United States

23 Apr – David Brooks and the "Crisis of Western Civilization"

12 Apr – Confusion and Passion, 1917, 2017

10 Apr – Syria, Libya, Trump, Coulter, et cetera

  3 Apr – President Wilson making the world safe for democracy, April 1917

28 Mar – Trump fixing government with Kushner's business ideas

17 Mar – Arnold Toynbee, Civilization, and Steve Bannon's Intellect

  2 Mar – Murder and North Korea's Royal Family

26 Feb – Bannon at CPAC

22 Feb – Trump, Limbaugh and the Media controversy

20 Feb – Bannon's Fight to Save Civilization

16 Feb – Chief Strategist Bannon and History Lessons

13 Feb – The Ruling Elite, White Supremicists and Anti-Semites

  2 Feb – Scalia's Replacement, Textualism, and Money in Politics

27 Jan – history: Climate Change, Economics and Politics, 1050-1500

23 Jan – quotes

  9 Jan – books: Progress, by Johan Norberg

  6 Jan – Rural America supporting Trump 

15 Dec – science: Running helps Brain Connectivity 

 2 Dec – Ayn Rand and Compromise

23 Nov – science: Intelligence and Neurology

15 Nov – A Complaint about the Liberal Media

 

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