First Thoughts – progress and admitting ignorance; rationality; the mind

Human History – what we think happened makes our different ideologies

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

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

Science and Technology – computers versus imagination; math and numbers; epigenetics; 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 – recent authors: Robert J Gordon, Adam Hochschild, Deirdre McCloskey, Robert Reich, Eliezer J Sternberg

Timeline – mostly news and my opinions on socio-political developments


24 Oct – Our Biased Press: Trump Responds

15 Oct – A Big Big Conspiracy  

  5 Oct – Ann Coulter on Status

  5 Oct – history: origins of belief in the devil, ressurrection, final judgment   

  3 Oct – history rewrite: "Israel and the 'Lost Tribes' Invasion

25 Sep – Reason and Political Debate

22 Sep – books: Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari

19 Sep – Responsibility for Where We Are

18 Sep – IQ2 debaters blame elite for Trump

15 Sep – Benghazi and the Rightist Mind

12 Sep – The Rightist Mind  

  8 Sep – books: The Reactionary Mind, by Corey Robin

  3 Sep – The Border and Politics – a Brief Summary

30 Aug – The Clinton Foundation Scandal: Final Words

28 Aug – Anti-Establishment Politics

24 Aug – Trump's Distortion Regarding "Crooked" Hillary

19 Aug – Truthiness is Back

15 Aug – Journalists and "Pay to Play"

13 Aug – Institutions and Failed Politicians

10 Aug – Supporting Hillary

  7 Aug – Political Discourse and BS

  1 Aug – books: The Great Fear, by James Harris


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