Category Archives: Philosophy
Gun control

Gun control is really a debate about control of people with guns and not just the control of the guns…

American democracy

The United States of America likes to think of itself as championing democracy. The U.S.A is a constitutional capitalist republic and…

Beyond the natural

Regarding the concept that there is anything beyond the natural, otherwise known as the supernatural, reminds me of a question…

Empiricism and rationalism

In epistemology (the study of knowledge) there is two major theories on the acquisition of knowledge. Empiricism and rationalism. Empiricism…

Basis for democracy.

This question was raised in a facebook group that I’m a member of; “Why do we vote for our leaders?”…

Is what we know only what we think we know?

Is what we know only what we think we know? In other words, are the things that we think we…

1=2

Here’s a step by step of one of the simplest (and my favourite) mathematical fallacy. The algebraic 1=2 proof. Let a=b…

Expect the worst

I can’t remember when or where I’ve first heard or read this quote from, in the immortal words of Mel…

Parental moral guidance

Our personal moral framework is mostly a reflection of whatever parental moral guidance we received as children. This begs the question…

The unpredictable predictable future

Is the future determined or undetermined? It depends on the subject matter and event. For instance, it is determined that you and…

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