Critiquing democracy , paradoxically, strengthens it. In a perspective spanning continents and 70 years, we gain insights on how to cope and adjust to Democracy’s flaws, are reminded of its strengths and enables us to persuade those who don’t believe in it.
In contrast, in the West currently Democracy is treated as axiomatic. This makes us blind and vulnerable to its flaws, we forget historical lessons and is thoroughly unpersuasive to those who don’t already agree with us.
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We need to reconceive probability for deterministic systems. In doing so we run up against the limits of introspection
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We all have a vague idea of what logic is. Using ice-cream, I will demonstrate a new hot take (ha-ha) on what logic really is.
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Some thoughts on why the transcendent is crucial to understanding religion, and its implications for the ‘God’ debate, theology and more.
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There are nearly 7 chickens alive right now in cages if you are a meat-guzzler, but 0 if you are a Vegan. Whether it is right to fund this industry matters. (2009, The Economist reported 6.84 chickens alive per person in the US). And yes, it’s more than ‘meat tastes so good’. (Which it does). I’m going to have a look at some philosophical flaws of Veganism (and Vegetarianism) regarding animal ethics.
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