Philosophers – includes Gary Gutting, Susan Haack, Socrates, Wittgenstein and others

Other People – includes Alice Walker, Putin, Ernest Hemingway, Steve Jobs

Mind and Body – the brain, freedom, sanity-insanity, imagination

Science and Technology – computers versus imagination; math and numbers; epigenetics; space and time

Government and Politics – Aristotle, coercion, conflicting moralities, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau, freedom

Morality – includes Moral Relativism and Sam Harris, Morality and Modern Government

Other Philosophy issues – includes atheism&agnositicsm, accident, subjectivity and abstractions, antinomies

History – the Big Bang, Earth, genetics and humanity through the ages

Books – recent authors: Robert J Gordon, Adam Hochschild, Deirdre McCloskey, Robert Reich, Eliezer J Sternberg

Timeline – mostly news and my opinions on socio-political developments


19 Jul – Republican Convention, the First Day

16 Jul – Where are we in the war against ISIS?

11 Jul – books: The First Nazi

  9 Jul – Temperament and Intemperance

  6 Jul – Trump and His Supporters Described

  4 Jul – books: The Politicians & the Egalitarians, by Sean Wilentz (a Clinton advisor)

  4 Jul – Week of Terror

26 Jun – Story of the Week: Brexit

26 Jun – history: Stoicism

23 Jun – Trump versus Good Journalism

22 Jun – Crooked Hillary 2

21 Jun – book: Bourgeois Equality

14 Jun – Crooked Hillary?

14 Jun – political philosopher: Guy Debord

12 Jun – history: Cold War Overview


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