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Wonder upon wonder: the I in the absence of history

January 27, 2018


We have all been affected by this revolution, and it has, in winning the moment, convinced all of us that we have have not been individually affected by it. In the absence of a history, it is difficult to even see that a revolution has taken place.

The condition of my humanity: arrogant humility

January 20, 2018


We must, I think, always remain mindful of the fact that anyone of us — and not just those people who we think are the bad guys — can walk the path of good intentions from coercion to oppression.

The All or Nothing Pursuit of Wealth Destroys the Ground of Wealth: Society

March 1, 2016


Live any way you want, we are told, so long as you live exactly the way we want you to live. Pursue wealth before all else. Get rich or die trying.

No Reason, No Cry: Determinism May Be Good For Your Health

February 22, 2016


To put it bluntly, without free will, we must discard any notion of human reason, which presumes we can freely will our way in and out of beliefs or anything else about which we might reason.

We Can Be Heroes: Eat Less Animals or, Ideally, No Animals At All

February 15, 2016


You can actually help save the world and all life as we know it.

Alex P. Keaton: The Butterfly that Started this Raging Storm

February 8, 2016


What might have come of Anglo-American society, I wonder, if Alex had been played by Kirk Cameron or Michael had played a social democrat?

Try a Vegan Diet for the Fun of It: I Double Dare You!

January 18, 2016


If you are like me and you like to learn, to embrace new experiences, and to do the right thing for yourself and others, give veganism a try for six days, six weeks, or six months.