In today’s political climate there’s so much misleading information being quickly disseminated through online social media. This treatment makes it hard to avoid political bias and unfair assumptions about your opponents position. So while there’s no shortage of political discussions being hashed out online, it’s surprising to me that socialism & communism are still tossed… Read More What People get Wrong about Socialism & Communism
A discussion about Immanuel Kant nearly always turns into a disparity over the elocution of his surname (Kant); by looking at his bibliography, we can make a reasonable assumption of how his surname should be pronounced. Various philosophy blogs and social media groups contain online memes that make a jest of equivocating the late philosophers… Read More How to Pronounce | Immanuel Kant?
“The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Eden Phillpotts The Ontological argument | The Falsities of St. Anselm The ontological argument is one of the earliest theological proofs for the existence of the Abrahamic monotheistic God. In the late classical period a Catholic monk and patron… Read More THE ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT | THE FALSITIES OF ST. ANSELM
Jubilee Nunnallee Revised 9/2/2019 The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws. – Tacitus Immigration reform has become an embedded principle of the democratic platform, with this coming 2020 election cycle. Invariably, all democratic candidates are in favor of creating a path to legal citizenship for undocumented immigrants. But the real question may… Read More Illegal immigration | A Simple Solution?
Jubilee Nunnallee 6/1/2019 “The faculty of being acquainted with things other than itself is the main characteristic of a mind.”― Bertrand Russell Idealism (philosophy), is a central philosophical notion of mind and spirit that constitutes the fundamental aspects of reality. Adherers of this metaphysical philosophy think of reality as being a product of the mind rather… Read More Problems of Idealism | George Berkeley
Jubilee Nunnallee 5/11/2019 “…talking always feels like defending and I’m tired of asking for permission to exist.” – Brie Spangler (Beast) The Disgraced Academic | Paul R. McHugh M.D. Recent years have brought Gender studies and Queer theory to the forefront of political and social debates. I have distanced myself from this discussion partly due… Read More The Disgraced Academic | Paul R. McHugh M.D.
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve. – Soh Yamamura, portraying Adm. Yamamoto (film Tora! Tora! Tora!) A Brief History of Uranium Genesis – Uranium was first discovered by German scientist Martin Klaproth in 1789. Henri Becquerel demonstrated a unique effect of radiation… Read More A Brief History of Uranium