CIVIL RIGHTS HAVE NEVER BEEN BORN IN INTELLECTUALLY SAFE SPACES
Saturday Morning Pam-toons. “The universities of the West, the lights that illumined the (so-called) Dark Ages.”(Hugh Graham)– Repost, 02/21
It is for us as it was for the Irish Monks of the early medieval period, to carry the embers is to risk burning one’s hands. —Pam, 2021 *Pencil and pencil crayon drawing. For a quick overview of the contribution… Read More ›
Some Problems with Complaisance.
If something doesn’t bother me, e.g. the F-word, why should I be bothered that it bothers you? Let’s start with friendship. As Aristotle notes, “[Friends are] those with whom we are on such terms that, while we respect their opinions,… Read More ›
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 ›