Category Archives: Nonsense

Why do we look for a perfect government?

What is the point of trying to finding a perfect government? Or one that will function enough to learn from past mistakes and its own mistakes to make itself stronger in the future. Every single time a government is formed, … Continue reading

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Video Game or Social Experiment?

I wrote about this game previously in the blog for the Marx, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, and Freud, but I think that there are some relevant things in “Eve: Online” relating to some of the ideas we have discussed this year in … Continue reading

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Ron Paul for Prez? Maybe.

It’s looking like Ron Paul could win Iowa. The Elephants are going nuts and the buzz can’t make up it’s mind. http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/15/politics/ron-paul-iowa/index.html Ron Paul has some really extreme ideas in terms of personal freedoms and a lot of what he … Continue reading

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Friends, Enemies, and Pie

Erik Loomis at the blog Lawyers, Guns, and Money has a nice example of the fun stuff you can find when you read old newspapers. Schmitt argues that politics emerges in the distinction between friends and enemies. Once that distinction … Continue reading

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Apropros of today’s discussion on the Flat Earth Society

Rock on.

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