Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

How “Them” do it

This stream of thought started with a comment by Bruce Charlton on this post of Sackerson‘s and that started me thinking, first by quoting this by Bruce: When people are being dishonest, then argument is futile. What is needed is…

Persuading Remainers

Guestpost by Sackerson: It seems to me that May & Co’s strategy is delay with a view to getting some popular positive affirmation/passive assent to overturn the result of the Referendum. We should use this Fabian approach to our advantage…

This May just be Evil at work

Assuredly with malice aforethought: https://hat4uk.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/explosive-slog-special-how-may-was-installed-how-she-hid-defence-ties-to-the-eu-how-the-media-lied-about-the-october-brextension/ Having lost the vote, Cameron nevertheless vowed to keep his word by staying on to see through the Brexit process. Within four days he was gone. No Cabinet coup against him was mentioned: he was…

Two philosophical conundrums

Some excerpts as I get time to read it today: http://bostonreview.net/philosophy-religion/marta-figlerowicz-myths-enlightenment “This is no ‘secularization’ of man’s having been created in God’s image,” Blumenberg declares of Johannes Kepler’s and Gottfried Leibnitz’s ideas of science. “The idea of reason liberating itself…