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Jonathon Keats: What the World Needs is More Curious Amateurs

“Experimental philosopher” Jonathon Keats gives some of his thoughts on the state of modern academia and why it needs more people who are in their field for the love of the game as it were. Full Interview from BigThink

Don’t Talk the Police

Don’t Talk to The Police I respect officers and soldiers, but they are part of a system that is bigger than them. Never consent to be searched (if they want to they can without asking) and never give a statement to the police even if your as innocent as the day is long. Anything and … Continue reading


Who Says Science has Nothing to Say About Morality?

I think Sam Harris is of immense importance as a philosopher because he has challenged David Hume’s classic assertion that you can’t get an ought from an is. That is to say Mr. Harris shows that there are descriptive facts about the way the world is that can tell us how the world ought to … Continue reading

Capitalism Hits the Fan Film Screening and Q&A with Professor Richard Wolff | The New School

My first exposure to Dr. Wolff’s thinking. I agree immensely with pretty much everything I’ve heard so far and I advise others to look into it. More of Dr. Wolff and his colleagues can be found here.

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