Category: Philosophy

Birding 4

Birding: Among the Birds of the Mitten

That auditory component, hearing along with seeing, is a big part of why birding is a thing while, say, insecting isn’t.

Lent 27

Lent!

this is when we listen to a lovely rendition of Ave Maria and, in recent years, discuss what we’re giving up for Lent.

writing 40

On Writing of Wrongs

We should understand that because of the technology of the day, we may well be the most recorded and documented generation in history.

dystopian leftist culture 167

An Example Of Dystopian Leftist Culture

One woman’s dystopia is another’s paradise, but if *I* were to describe a dystopian leftist culture, I’d describe something like this…

Social Constructionism 21

Social Constructionism For Conservatives

To say that something is socially constructed means, at least, that our social practices play a role in determining the content of some of our concepts

Joads 32

Hit the Road, Joad

There are no jobs, certainly enough jobs that exist in the kind of numbers that it would take to employ a mass exodus of Joads like me.

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Money, Power, or Influence

The things people desire can generally be broken down into three categories: Money, power, and influence

Ghandi 33

Murder Gandhi Takes the Trolley

The truth of humanity is that none of us, not even Gandhi, are capable of valuing all human life the same.

Noam Chomsky 9

The Eleventh Decade of Noam Chomsky

“Is Chomsky a tankie? The answer is unambiguously no. There is a more interesting question however: “What is Chomsky’s role in 2020?”

protesters 13

The Worst Year

The old order has been shown for the lie it was. Putting things back the way they were is effectively impossible, and a new path forward must be made.

chicago riots 110

Always at the Abyss

This reluctance to condemn, this refusal to delineate between protesting and rioting, bears responsibility for what happened in Chicago last night

Chaos theory 4

Agent of Chaos Theory

I consider myself an agent of chaotic good. My avenue of chaos? Information.

han fei 5

Han Fei and America

Han Fei had some thoughts on power and politics that are very relevant today.

George Floyd protests 176

On Not Wanting to Rest Content

When the George Floyd incident first happened, you could almost feel where this was going. With the release of the bodycam footage, here we are.