Tag Archives: God

Something or Nothing? Fundamental questions that shape how we live

According to Aristotle, in the Metaphysics, we desire to know.  The desire to know expresses our humanity; it makes us human. By asking questions, we try to understand our world and ourselves.  Questions such as “Who am I” and “What … Continue reading

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To have privacy you must kill God

I was commenting on Paul Bernal’s excellent blog on privacy, and the title of this blog came to me.  I was arguing, on the blog, with Bruce Shneier and I realized there was a connection, perhaps spurious, in political philosophical … Continue reading

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Educating ourselves to particpate in politics: what is the best way to live?

The following is based on comment, I posted on http://adragonsbestfriend.wordpress.com/2012/03/09/knowledge-is-porridge/ The challenge for educating our young to take part in politics, is that teaching is no longer about educating.  Moreover educating is no longer about teaching someone to think or … Continue reading

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