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[Q]uotes ---"In practice it appears that choosing secular multiculturalism amounts to choosing fundamentalist Islam."--- Eli Harman ---"A force applied to the end of a lever has many times the lifting power of the same force applied near the fulcrum
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Brothers In Arms

[I] care that you are intelligent, an aristotelian, christian, a warrior, speak the truth, and a friend. I do not care about the color of your skin. Just as I hope you do not care about the color of mine. Warriors are brothers all. Most of our conflict is
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Q&A: No, I am an Aristocratic Libertarian, not a Bourgeoise Libertarian

[I] do not possess the values of a bourgeoise libertarian, but an aristocratic, martial, advocate of personal liberty. I have been accused of being an aristocratic and intellectual snob for my entire life. It was only by gradually learning to 'fit in' af
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What Constitutes a Truthful Religion?

(important) [I] have a soul. I can observe it through introspection. It is a full accounting of my sins, offset by a selective accounting of my acts of charity. I know the balance of that account. We all know the balance of that account - even if we
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If You Don’t Like What I Say – Think About This…

[I] work on the discipline (technology) of speaking truthfully. Not honestly, but truthfully - as in "as scientifically as possible". Now like any human being I absolutely do engage in various forms of sarcasm, humor, honorarium, and illustration. But
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The General Challenge of Improving Demonstrated Intelligence Is In Making Fewer Errors.

---"General knowledge, scientific knowledge, and testimonial truth will pretty much reduce any error you might accumulate through normal human cognitive bias. And, from what I can see, the general challenge of improving demonstrated intelligence is n
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Improve Us Rather than Criticize Others

[W]ell, you know, I consider myself a serious philosopher who engages in tongue-in-cheek sarcasm and humor, ideological inflammation, and macho nonsense now and then for entertainment purposes - and often to signal that I do not live in an ivory tower.
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Use of the Word ‘Natural’ in Economics

(re: Tyler Cowen/ Scott Sumner / Econlib ) (important idea ) ---"Economic activity consists of interactions between people, and it's not ever independent of human influence, and so it's never "natural".--- [O]ne can however, increase the tru
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Bankers Rarely Know They’re Work is Immoral

(worth repeating) [W]ell to be honest, they don't even know that themselves. I think a better test is the evidence of the volume of insider trading in the stock market, and the manipulation of the market by large houses in order to bait and trap retail
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