Dare To Inquire - Category: Thoughts    
 A Philosophical Deadend6 comments
category picture30 Jun 2004 @ 12:35
So you think you got problems? Here's a brief entry from William L. Reese's Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion (which might cheer you up--as it did me) on the extreme pessimistic philosopher Phillip Mainlander (1841-1876) whose principle work was The Philosophy of Redemption. Hoo, Boy!  More >


 My Life2 comments
category picture28 Jun 2004 @ 10:24
is a work in progress--with occasional regress.  More >


 Confessions of a Former Reagan Basher5 comments
category picture8 Jun 2004 @ 12:50
Twenty years ago, when he was president I was one of the scoffers who considered him an "amiable dunce." Since then, I've left the 'left' (l call myself a "classical liberal"), consider myself more 'open-minded' than I used to be, and have realized that though he was indeed amiable, Ronald Reagan was not a 'dunce' at all, at all.  More >


 The Socialist Nightmare16 comments
category picture6 Oct 2003 @ 14:33
Thinking about the difference between the map and the journey....

Quite a topic to deal with in business and elsewhere. Lately, I've been exploring that issue in politics, i.e., in regard to what could be called "post-communist marxism," the contemporary political left.  More >


 General Semantics On One Foot5 comments
category picture3 Aug 2003 @ 08:43
Rabbi Hillel was asked to state the essence of Judaism while standing on one foot. He replied "Do not do to others what you find hateful to yourself. The rest is commentary. Now go and study." Can I give the essence of General Semantics while standing on one foot? Not as well as Hillel did with Judaism.  More >


 Memory5 comments
category picture2 Aug 2003 @ 10:13
Are my memory problems improving? I can’t remember what I can’t remember.  More >