Salvageable has put together a four-part series that is worth your time. Here are the links. Racism without race (part four) Racism without race (part three) Racism without race (part two) Racism without race (part one of four) How does the series begin? Biologically, all human beings belong to the same race. Although theorists over the years have tried... Continue Reading →
WE ARE NOT SMART ENOUGH OR WISE ENOUGH TO VOTE SMART
When I consider myself, I have to admit I regularly make mistakes and yield to weakness. Therefore, I wonder where I get the nerve to pose as some sort of wise religious/political pundit. Is it because everyone else is so much dumber and morally bankrupt? Well, everyone is dumb and morally bankrupt, but who is... Continue Reading →
THE KING IS “I”?
What about "I" empowers me to speak for "we"? What are the limits of the right of "we" to dictate the choices of "him" and "her" and the mortally offended sexually confused? Consider the trial of Socrates. The trial of Socrates (399 BC) was held to determine the philosopher’s guilt of two charges: asebeia (impiety)... Continue Reading →
INCOMPATIBLE VIEWS ON GOVERNMENT — PART 1
Introducing The Subject It is very difficult to understand another person's point of view. It is actually difficult to comprehend our own point of view. Yet to live a satisfactory life we must try. Consider the words of Socrates. For speaking his mind, the citizens of Athens condemned him to death. What did Socrates desire... Continue Reading →