Tag Archives: philosophy

Languages: Puzzle or Story…

Two posts in one week. What the Hell?!?!? I know. Astounding. Anyway–today on the bus–since I’ve finally put the bike away for the season (having ridden it since just before St. Patrick’s day until now..)–I was reading a book about … Continue reading

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Quick Post–FINALLY A PHILOSPHER WHO MAKES SENSE!

Seriously, this 5 minute interview with A. C. Grayling was the first thing in the NYTimes’ modern philosophy column that has even begun to make any sort of sense to me. Interestingly enough, it doesn’t try to make an overarching … Continue reading

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Chipping away at the Philosopher’s Stone

Okay, so I must admit that I almost always really get ticked the fuck off when I read the most recent attempt at the New York Times to include the field of philosophy into modern discourse in the form of … Continue reading

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A bit about me…

Data for those who want to improve their simulations of me… (It’s Marcel Proust’s famous interview questionnaire..) 1) What is your idea of perfect happiness? The life I’m living. Although I take issue with “perfect”–because “perfect” comes from perfectum==> from … Continue reading

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Something wrong with discussions of free will…

Okay, so I made the mistake of reading this article on Free Will today by John Tierney in the New York Times. To say I was irritated and flummoxed would be fairly accurate, methinks. From what I can tell–although it’s … Continue reading

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Can Robots tell stories?

That is the question I wondered about sometime last week as a confluence of thoughts came together.  This con-fusion of material came from a variety of sources.  Together, from all of their multiple perspectives, I was able to grok another … Continue reading

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This is all a metaphor…

.. maybe. So I was thinking about security… … today and I had a very strange thought–at least very strange for me. I have always been someone who has put security as one of those core essential ideals that comes … Continue reading

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