Category Archives: philosophy

IT’S BASICALLY JUST IMMORAL TO BE RICH

 By A.Q. Smith/Current Affairs/March 30,2017 A reminder that people who possess great wealth in a time of poverty are directly causing that poverty…   Here is a simple statement of principle that doesn’t get repeated enough: if you possess billions … Continue reading

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Teabaggers

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THE MANIPULATED MARKET

The Myth of the ‘Free Market’ and How to Make the Economy Work for Us By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 16,2013 One of the most deceptive ideas continuously sounded by the Right (and its fathomless think tanks and media outlets) … Continue reading

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Prescient Question By Thoreau

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What Injustice?

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My Religion Is Better Than Yours

BPR Quote of the Day: “Man is a religious animal. He is the only religious animal. He is the only animal with the true religion – several of them. He is the only animal who loves his neighbor as himself, … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Fantasies

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THE EXISTENTIAL CLIFF

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 13, 2013 Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change”describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually … Continue reading

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SPREADING DEMOCRACY OR MANURE?

The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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Freedom Isn’t Free

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