The Role of Politics in Academic Philosophy — Quillette

Recently Quillette published an exchange about the low proportion of conservatives in academic philosophy departments, consisting of an article by Tristan Rogers and a response by Shelby Hanna. This interesting exchange largely concerns the status of conservative political philosophy within the discipline and the interpretation of the PhilPapers survey results regarding philosophers’ stances on political […]

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Poetry – Strife – a poem about living your life in a way that improves the world. — Opher’s World

Poetry – Strife – a poem about living your life in a way that improves the world. I was listening to Bob Marley on the radio. It seemed to me that he made equality, freedom and justice the centre of his being and expressed it in all he did. It was inspiring. You can live your […]

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St Nicholas and the story of the three schoolboys murdered by an inn-keeper and stashed in a pickling cask — Roger Pearse

Saints’ Lives are a form of folk story. These circulated widely in the middle ages, sometimes as ballads or plays, and they gained additional material from the need to tell a good story. 1,771 more words

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What Humanity Can Learn From Plants — Fuel for my soul

Original Link : https://medium.com/s/off-beat/what-humanity-can-learn-from-plants-efece7acd3a0 Recently, on a plane, I remembered the moment when the plane began to descend beneath the clouds. One moment, I could see the brightly lit and expanding city unfolding out below me, a brilliant landscape of lights and systemized movement. Then the plane began to dip below the clouds, and in […]

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