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Religion Compatible With Natural Law is Not 'False'
[W]e cannot claim a religion is false if it is compatible and not in conflict with natural law. We can claim it is literature: myth. And that the literature contains truths so far as those truths consist of statements reducible to natural law. To re…
Have we made a catastrophic mistake with our democratic monopoly?
[H]ave we made a catastrophic mistake? Why have we forced all into individualism instead of separated the individualistic from the collectivist? Why must we have either a communist or capitalist order? Must we have a monopoly social democratic order? If w…
Men Will Follow Rational Incentives - Women Not So.
(by Eli Harman) [V]oting either directs violence, or it is a substitute for violence. But the actual violence, supplied to carry the vote into effect, will be supplied by men. And the potential violence, which may prevent the vote being carried i…
We Must Rule
[W]e must rule. We must restore our tradition of rule. We must rule not because we are right, or best, but because everyone else is demonstrably worse. We must rule because without our rule, humanity has no example to draw from that is not the cancer of t…
Ukraine. An Unpleasant Verdict on Her Future
[I] have been speaking or presenting to Ukrainians a lot of late, and I've come to understand that the damage done by Russia to her people and these people, to the Chinese by law, policy, and influence, to the Indians by education and influence, to the we…
Non-Descriptive, Non-Operational Definitions, Are One Of The Reasons for the Failure of Libertarianism
[N]on-descriptive definitions are part of the reason for the failure of libertarianism. With descriptive definitions rather than vague obscurantist "principles" the philosophical vacuousness of the movement is readily exposed.The reason these debates stil…
The Disciplines
COMPARISONSArithmetic: Pure number/ scale,time,space independenceMusic:  The "Experience" of Numbers Accounting: Corresponding Units (commensurability)Algebra:  Operations and States (symbolic manipulations)Geometry:  stationary spacePhysics/Astrono…
Prosecution(Judging) is the Objective of the Curriculum.
[T]hanks for an interesting question by Megan Cyloneight today, I was able to understand that I had to add 'prosecution' to the curriculum, in order to change the student of western civilization from a christian servant to an aristocratic judge.0) The mat…
Quotes
---Fantasizing about desirable end points demonstrates one's ignorance. Knowledge consists of knowing existentially possible operations, and how to arrange those operations to produce the desired outcome.------IQ Maters, but so do impulsive, frustrated, s…
Truth, science, philosophy, law, aesthetics are identical
[T]RUTH GOODNESS(MORAL) AND BEAUTY = SCIENCETestimony:Identity (Categorically consistent)Internally (Logically) consistentExternally Correspondent (Empirically Consistent)Existentially PossibleParsimonious (fully accounted, parsimonious, limits)Moral (pro…