Category Archives: Philosophy

Stefan Molyneux and Tom Willcutts: Is Government Immoral?

Tragedy and Hope Presents: History… So It Doesn’t Repeat, featuring a debate between Stefan Molyneux and Tom Willcutts, attempting to answer the question “Is government, by its very nature, immoral?”.                  

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Do It Anyway: Paradoxical Commandments

  People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The … Continue reading

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A Meeting of Two Minds: Carl Sagan and the Dalai Lama

Science and Buddhism – when Carl Sagan met the Dalai Lama Speaking of the event, Sagan said: … in theological discussions with religious leaders, I often ask what their response would be if a central tenet of their faith were … Continue reading

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Dr. Peter Boghossian: Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!

“Faith is a cognitive sickness and should be given no countenance in the classroom.” ~ Peter Boghossian On January 27th, 2012, Dr. Peter Boghossian of Portland State University presented a controversial thesis to a packed crowd : faith is a … Continue reading

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Historian Adam Hochschild: Lessons For Antiwar Movement

As the Obama administration continues to engage in military operations abroad, we turn now to the making—and sustaining—of war from a historical perspective. How do politicians galvanize populations to support wars? Why do people continue fighting in unpopular conflicts even … Continue reading

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