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Some Reflections on the Revolution in Propaganda

More or less exactly ten generations after Edmund Burke’s treatise concerning the French Revolution and roughly about twenty generations after the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press, I would like to give you a small update on the state of news, … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Rationality of Large Numbers

This is a huge topic – I will not be able to cover it in a single post, not even in just a few posts. What I want to do here and now is to introduce the topic, and to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Is the way people are just the way they are, rather than being “wrong”?

A good friend asked me this, and I appreciate that honest feedback very much. My answer: No. People make mistakes. There is nothing special about humans — whether they are acting religiously or whether they are fanatical about following some … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why people used to go to church + why they now go to Google + Facebook instead

In case you haven’t seen them yet, check out Part 1 and Part 2. For many years, I have maintained that Google is something like the Pope of the Internet: Google’s index functions quite similarly to what used to be … Continue reading
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In order to live a life of devotion, one must be able to successfully choose a top priority

I have recently become acutely aware of this as I have been reflecting on the prospect of people entering into and exiting from “my life” — I’ve been sort of asking myself: what is my life in the context of … Continue reading
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