Category Philosophy

They Are Teachable

One of History's lessons is that once a group is deemed unteachable they will be placed in the category of an ever present threat to the preferred social order.
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Response — Sitting with Ambiguity

Sit with ambiguity, but be aware of when a seemingly circular conversation is enhancing a definitional understanding and when it is just a group of individuals unable to comprehend ambiguity hoping that a drawn out conversation will nail down the problem.
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Moxie and the Server

To determine if the statement is 'true', we don't need to poll everyone — only to understand the category of the statement.
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The Ability To Ignore

Since the earliest days of our evolution on the savanna, our visual and aural senses have been attuned to ignore content.
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Shape of Things to Come

A striking feature of Wells' book is the way in which he prefigured 'cancel culture' in the thinking of his fictional social scientist.
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Skepticism and Wonder

In the vast ignorance of a society absent of sceptical enquiry, evil festers and spreads, like the coming of night, and all foul things come forth.
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The Over Consumption of Doubt

For the ancients, doubting was the end of a lifelong quest for truth. For moderns, it has become the beginning rather than end of speculation.
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Media Archipelago

Pushing back on unorthodox views has given rise to 'wrongspeak,' 'the things we believe to be true but cannot say,' creating a Media Archipelago.
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The Perfect Moment

Though it is not clear if this is the poet or the urn speaking, what is clear is that the passage seeks to transcend visual value.
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‘Oh, the humanity!’

The past, which comes flooding in, transports us to a moment which is both frozen in time and animated by our thinking. 'Oh, the humanity!'
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‘I’ and ‘Me’

The notion that the 'significant symbols,' found in the harmony between the projected and received understanding of the gesture which transports meaning between employee and manager, are not fixed, but are subject to continual recreation allowing infinite flexibility when assessing project planning.
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Leadership: A Human Encounter

In the postmodern age, we are surrounded by more heroes than in a Homeric epic, with football players, life guards and even movie stars being thrown into the mix.
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The City of Love

One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist. Stephen Hawking There…

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World View – A Graph

As I often get quizzed about different world views, one rainy day I threw this together. While I acknowledge any…

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‘God is Dead’

I know I know… you don’t need to shout it I am not so superannuated that I am deaf to…

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