Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Monotony of Work

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I corresponded with an old friend yesterday who was communicating the tedium of his work as a software engineer. He is thankful that he earns a six-figure salary, and he understands that most people in the world would happily trade places with him, but that doesn’t change the fact that a future filled with a lifetime of coding doesn’t excite his probing and restless mind. Continue reading The Monotony of Work

Review of Bryan Magee’s, “Ultimate Questions”

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Bryan Magee (1930 – 2019) has had a multifaceted career as a professor of philosophy, music and theater critic, BBC broadcaster, public intellectual, and member of Parliament. He has starred in two acclaimed television series about philosophy: Continue reading Review of Bryan Magee’s, “Ultimate Questions”

The Injustice of Sexism

Arrest of a suffragette organization member in London, 1914. Suffragette organizations campaigned for women’s right to vote.

I read an interesting article this morning titled, “Late-breaking sexism”: why younger women aren’t excited about electing a woman president.” Its main theme is that while women have made great strides, Continue reading The Injustice of Sexism