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Q&A: Curt, Why Attack Cantor? It’s Useful. (Lying is also useful, but it’s not true.)
(advanced) ---"I've been following your work for some time. I'm going through your reading list and am intrigued. One thing however was bugging me for some time. Namely, your attack on Cantor you gave on one of your interviews. I'd greatly appre…
Can Christianity Find Room for Intellectuals?
[I] am fairly sure at this point that my concept of christianity differs little from say Jefferson's except in the current scientific language I would use to express it. I practice an intellectual form of what we call christianity. It is demonstrably…
The Curriculum
[T]HE UNIFYING METHOD: HISTORY: The Evolution of Each As A 'Technology' That People Used To Solve Problems. (ie: no wrote.) ARTS - Personal Myths and Legends, Literature, Biography, History(anthropology, archaeology), Geography, Space Reading, Writi…
The Second Great Criticism of Democracy
(important)(very important) [Y]ou see, they taught us that the BALANCE OF POWER was what kept us safe from authoritarianism. But this is both false and immaterial. It distracted us from the reason for western institutional and cultural success. There …
[A] test, by a rational actor, of existential possibility independent of involuntary transfer by externality defeats most pretense of morality.…
The Meaning of Emotions
(worth repeating) [I]f I am correct, and that all emotions are reflections in change in state of property en toto, then all statements of experience are objectively describable independent of statements of experience. And differences in experience are …
The High Cost of Truthfulness – But Truth Is Enough
[T]here is a high cost to truth telling. I am entirely aware of the burden we must pay for physical defense of the realm, physical defense of life and property, normative defense of civic behavior, and defense of the informational commons. But in each cas…
To Eliminate The Predatory State, Eliminate Demand For The Predatory State
[E]liminate demand for the state and we shall have no moral cause for the state. Law must evolve as fast as a polity. The common law can.‪‬ To eliminate the arbitrary discretion of authority, eliminate demand for arbitrary discretion by using the c…
From Jim’s Blog: “Yes, we are at war with Islam”
[A]nd always have been. For over a thousand years, a multitude of nations, states, peoples, cultures, religions, and empires have attempted to coexist with Islam. None have succeeded. We will not be the first. If you have a few percent of Musl…
Reframe Developed and Developing Nations as High Trust and Low Trust Nations.
Reframe: DEVELOPING/DEVELOPED Should be restated as High Trust vs High Corruption. This would more clearly address the cause of differences. WORDS MATTER: "The High Trust World vs the Low Trust World." We can implement fiat money and credit but not hig…