Pursuant to my recent post, “Guns and God,” here are a few back of the envelope calculations to put the issue in perspective.
(Akim Reinhardt’s superb essay about the proliferation of online conspiracy theories was published at 3 Quarks Daily on MONDAY, AUG 16, 2021. Reprinted with permission.) As an undergraduate History major, I reluctantly dug up a halfway natural science class to fulfill my college’s general education requirement. It was called Psychology as a Natural Science. However, … Continue reading Why Do People Believe Crazy Things?
Stone where Nietzsche reports having had the inspiration for his ‘eternal return’, with commemorative plaque.1
Susan R. Wolf (1952 – ) is a moral philosopher who has written extensively on meaning in human life. She is currently the Edna J. Koury Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She addressed the topic of the meaning of life, among other places, in her essay: “Happiness and … Continue reading Susan Wolf on Happiness and Meaning
Mr. Daniel Gray, B.A. History, 2019, The University of Washington I spoke with my good friend Daniel Gray yesterday for about 2 hours and, as usual, talking with him always makes me feel better and enriches my life. He is truly one of the finest people I’ve ever known.