It’s good epistemic practice not only to have gatekeepers in science and scholarship, but also to have others beating at the gates to ensure the freedom of movement of ideas – using a battering ram, if required. In which measure… Read More ›
Just as one man’s junk is another’s treasure, one man’s villain is another’s hero.
Look below a grand narrative, e.g. left vs right, dark vs light, and you will discover people doing the best they can with the circumstances in which they find themselves.
Creative thinkers are often detached from social constraints. Some people detached from social constraints are psychopaths. And so, is the video-gamer in your basement on the verge of a scientific breakthrough or his next kill?
Thoughtlets are 1-3 liners that make some comment or observation about stuff that rattles around in my head. Not just any and all stuff, mind you. Thoughtlets are seeds generated by the philosophical and social topics I’m interested in.
Dear Chris Cuomo (CNN), a.k.a. The Great Interrupter, Let your interviewee finish a sentence.