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First Thoughts – admitting ignorance as progress and rationality

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

History – the big story, beginning with "Genesis" and the "Big Bang"

Quotes – mostly about the present

Subject Timeline since 2013 – mostly current events

RECENT  

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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