Wednesday, September 3, 2014

A working word that does no work

"Supervenience" is a fancy way of saying, "I have no idea how the physical and mental are related."
 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Republican, Democratic, Christian: Three different things



Christians in America have always had a tendency to identify faith and country, but it seems the recent trend has been a tendency towards identifying faith and party affiliation. Consider the GOP.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Towers of Babel, Universal Agreement, and Consequences



There are precious few understandings that produce universal agreement among those who could understand. It seems reasonable that mathematical understandings, logical understandings, and scientific understandings are the best candidates; and a precious few indeed. What does this mean and is it good?