Author Archives: g h

Year of the Sheep

Happy YEAR OF THE SHEEP. Here’s a quote from Adorno that bears some reflection, especially for those who abuse Occam’s Razor: I do not think it is usually [..]

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from The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

Nowhere is there anything true; Don’t try to see the True in any way. If you try to see the True, Your seeing will be in no way [..]

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Lori Handrahan

Is there an elite ring of pedophiles running academia in America? https://sites.google.com/site/theextraau/

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Intuition

Intuition is not a simple antithesis to logic. Intuition belongs to logic, and reminds it of the moment of its untruth. As the blind spots in the process [..]

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Cultural Relativism is the Last Redoubt of Western Imperialist Thought

Cultural relativism allows one to pretend to take a higher ground than culture itself, implying that one’s own culture has transcended culture, that one has risen above relative [..]

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From Uday S. Mehta’s essay on Gandhi in this month’s Raritan

“…for Gandhi civility was a mode of individual comportment, which had the crucial feature of tying ethics to politics in a way that never allowed politics to assume [..]

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Absolute Truth

A concise depiction of my stance on Absolute Truth. Absolute Truth is. Any statement using language cannot be Absolute Truth.  However, criticism can move thought in the direction [..]

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Karen Hudes

I find the below-linked YouTube text fascinating. Karen Hudes, ex-counsel for the World Bank, speaks passionately about truth and lies, theater, levels of theater.

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SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST

Is tautological.

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CONTEMPT FOR THE STUPID

Remember when we were undergraduates? Do you remember saying something that seemed perfectly reasonable, only to be met– usually by a TA or an older student– with a [..]

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