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Patronizing Patrons Outside Your Own Community vs. Being a Patron Inside Your Own Community

One of my good friends (the kind that actually try to push back on the kinds of things I often say) has been hammering away for some time at my attitude – sort of calling it patronizing. I beg to … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Rationality of Intimacy

I can imagine many people might think the title of this post means it will be all about love, sex and such. Well, not exactly. It’s about relationships – but not merely limited to the exclusive kind of relationship two … Continue reading Continue reading

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Fundamental Principles of Rational Media

In my previous post, I noted that my concept of rationality differs from the general, widely accepted views of this notion. I do not disagree with these views. Instead, I believe the way I view rationality is more generalized. To … Continue reading Continue reading

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Neither Not at All Nor Completely

I often make fun of people who say things like “that is so true“… but I must admit: there appears to be nothing more true than the fact that throughout our entire existence we can experience nothing beyond some limits … Continue reading Continue reading

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Your Money or Your Life

Oftentimes, when I tell people that I don’t vote for (or against) politicians or political parties, they act as though this meant I weren’t a “free person”… or as if I were giving up some of my democratic freedoms. Quite … Continue reading Continue reading

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Card-Carrying Members, Kind of Pregnant,… — Just Saying: Actions Do Not Speak Louder Than Words

If you maintain that (your) actions speak louder than (your) words, then that is an indication that you yourself are insincere. That is not some astounding new discovery, but it has significant impact on an online discussion I took part … Continue reading Continue reading

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Transcending Textual Materialism

Of course my writing is linked — there are relationships between my ideas, whether I am aware of them or not, whether or not I explicate such relations as I write down my thoughts. Hence, it is not at all … Continue reading
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Getting a person to express how they truly feel can sometimes be an anti-climactic event — but one I nonetheless prefer to a situation in which people remain deluded by myths

For example: Getting someone to acknowledge that the reason they use so-called “free” internet services is that they are both a cheapskate and also that they also don’t really believe in themselves is better than if that person actually thought … Continue reading
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As I walk down the highway all I do is sing this song…

I’m so glad I’m living — I’m gonna tell the world I am One thing many people have lost sight of is their own existence, their own being, their own behavior,… — as opposed to, for example, their impact on … Continue reading
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Don’t Give Up Just Because Other People Don’t Like What You’re Saying

Paul Krugman: In any kind of communications profession, the point is above all to have something to say. I look at a lot of people in the punditry business and I think they’re trying to be clever and counterintuitive. They’re … Continue reading
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