November 14, 2019
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Patrice Ayme

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Too Much Aversion To Aversion Kills Prevention.

Anger Sometimes Not Just Best, But The Only Way: Many people are conflicted about conflicts. They are told conflicts are intrinsically bad, and they should...

Genocidal Turkey?

A (good) philosopher ought to tell the truth, a (good) politician, how to sell it. Maybe Obama is acting behind the scene to persuade...

Quake In Nepal, Or Why Exploitation Does Not Help Natives

It is not very surprising that a 7.9 Richter quake hit Nepal, half way between Pokhara and Kathmandu. It was expected, and overdue (they...

Europe Immigration Massacre

Something went wrong in the general picture of Europe as the den of horrendous colonialists, projecting force worldwide: the previously allegedly exploited masses swim...

MATH AS NEUROLOGY, NEUROLOGY AS PHYSICS

After demolishing erroneous ideas some 25 centuries old, some brand new, I explain why Mathematics Can Be Made To Correspond To A Subset Of...

Why Mathematics Is Natural

There is nothing obvious about the mathematics we know. It is basically neurology we learn, that is, that we learn to construct (with a...

Beware Of Those Who Brought Greeks Gifts

The hidden logic in various human activities is often different from the apparent one. This is true in sociology, politics, economics. Consider NAFTA (North...

Putting Up With Putin

Russia is the largest state on Earth. This colossus spread across eleven time zones, until Putin a few years ago reduced it to nine,...

“New Economics” Europe’s Fraud

We, and in particular Europe, have been led by fraudsters. Sometimes it takes courage to say it, to denounce fraud. Ed Milliband, the Labor...

Antarctica Heat Records. A Consequence Of Hubris?

WE KNEW OF NUCLEAR MELT-DOWNS. WHAT ABOUT HUBRIS MELT-DOWNS? Hubris melting down world security, including Antarctica. Five national heat records were beaten since the start...

Neurons, Axons, Axioms

(Second Part of “Causality Explained”) Axiomatic Systems Are Fragile: Frege was one of the founders of mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. Frege wrote the Grundgesetze der...

Causality Explained

WHAT CAUSES CAUSE? What Is Causality? What is an Explanation? Pondering the nature of the concept of explanation is the first step in thinking. So you...