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Thoughtlets. xxxvii.

Even the ancients wondered why patterns in human behaviour and events occur. We shouldn’t wonder at their wondering since they, like us, were concerned with prediction and control for matters of survival and social flourishing. “Perhaps there is a sort… Read More ›

Thoughtlets. xxix.

Today’s Thoughtlet is a quote on freedom of expression that originates with Tacitus, a Roman historian who lived in the first century CE.┬áThis quote, translated as follows, appears in Latin on the title page of the first edition of Hume’s… Read More ›