My current and more sympathetic understanding is that the central goal of collectivist societies and social conservatism as a political ideology is reserving resources for the in-group, a strategy that was necessary in earlier eras when the neighboring tribe was encroaching on your territory and daily survival was often uncertain.
Why do things not degenerate more and more until we are back at subsistence level? Analytic philosophy is popular in English-speaking nations and focuses on logical and linguistic clarification. Also, each E pochal Event was initiated by a small group of peopleperhaps even by one person for the earliest eventsand even the Industrial Revolution and its attendant Scientific Revolution had few fathers.
These laws are evil, and the people that support them and benefit from them are wholly immoral as well. As autonomous living intellects, we persons value intelligence and life and the autonomy they need to flourish. They broke their backs lifting Moloch to Heaven!
Thus faith fails in not questioning others, and mysticism fails in not questioning the self. Capitalism, therefore granite cocks?
In the links post before last, I wrote: But to date, this supposed post-cold war global security "vision" has largely amounted to trashing existing agreements without any clear idea of what to put in their place.
As a result, some pretty wild tributaries and rapids form in some very strange places. The idea that different groups embrace different value systems was, of course, not new, but prior to reading Haidt I had considered respect for authority, in-group favoritism, and purity to be components of collectivist cultural groups, which are usually associated with developing nations and are often described in opposition to the individualist values that are hallmarks of modern, developed regions especially North America, Europe, and Australia.
The widespread feeling of emancipation through information that many people still attribute to the s was probably just a prolonged hallucination.
Nor is growing preoccupation with digital technology. There in Las Vegas, I saw Moloch. A non-interpretable process might follow from a data-mining analysis which is not explainable in human language.
Moloch in whom I dream Angels! Being a black person probably already exposes you to enough stigma, without becoming a furry as well. But it has also tended to stimulate in me a greater disapproval of the whole Lockean tradition of classical liberalism as well, and reinforced my preference for broadly consequentialist political thinking in a Humean, conventionalist framework.
Government are competing against one another to get elected or promoted. Boys sobbing in armies! But otherwise the Graeber is very good. But for better or worse, the post was jointly written by the three of us, so please give credit or blame to all of us.
There is an inalienable rights tradition that descends from the Reformation and Enlightenment, and that was developed by the abolitionist and democratic movements into a per se critique of the voluntary slavery contract and the undemocratic constitution of the pactum subjectionis.
Back in Massachusetts, my face recognition system had almost instantly popped back to its normal setting. My astronaut colleague was involved with the same free energy inventor that some around me were, who invented a solid-state free energy prototype that not only produced a million times the energy that went into it, but it also produced antigravity effects.
Meaning is the context-sensitive connotation ultimately established by relevant denotation and use. Unless we learn and continuously relearn how automated information processing promotes and impedes democratic life, an answer to this question might prove worthless, especially if the democratic regime needed to implement whatever answer we come up with unravels in the meantime.
Logical Positivism is an analytic school holding that meaningful propositions must be either logically provable or empirically verifiable, and that propositions about metaphysics and ethics are therefore nonsensical or at best emotional.
Privacy is a means to democracy, not an end in itself. Mysticism is belief based on private and direct experience of ultimate reality.
On issues like obesity or climate change—where the policy makers are quick to add that we are facing a ticking-bomb scenario—they will say a little deficit of democracy can go a long way.
Why adult people who are being abused choose to stay in abusive relationships is another. But the saner members, who may now be a majority of that global cabalfavor the dissemination of those sequestered technologies.
The Continental tradition has spawned several major schools: Supporters of the protocol insist that while it is not perfect, it is better than nothing.What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex?
Japan is finding out Abigail Haworth investigates. Why we made this change. Visitors are allowed 3 free articles per month (without a subscription), and private browsing prevents us from.
People have difficulty understanding the motives of people who are involved in abuse. Why people choose to abuse other people is a common question.
Why (adult) people who are being abused choose to stay in abusive relationships is another. Neither of these questions have easy answers and even the. The Case for Reparations. Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal.
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It isn’t as bad as it sounds. From the article: There is a socioeconomic element at play when it comes to exclusion.
Those people of color with lower income can feel marginalized by poly community culture’s financial demands, which can include dishing out cash for a fancy play party or a plane ticket to Burning Man.Download