Imagination and Intellectual Honesty

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An old meditation about he relationship between Imagination and Intellectual Honesty, and how Einstein's popular allegories blur the line between the two. February 27 2012 The trend amongst proponents of new-age thinking and believers of everything illogical is to hold imagination as "better" or more important than knowledge. This seems to result from the human [...]

Stupidity and Evil (Reworked)

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I wrote stupidity and evil in 2011. I have reworked it here for the benefit of this website. For the most part, humans accept the dichotomy between good and evil. Popular depictions of this duality place its parties in a sort of perpetual battle, a ground whence the reasons for important events comes. Good and [...]

Opinions Have No Rights

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As Professor Brian Cox explains, "an opinion can be criticised and even ridiculed if evidence and good argument show it to be nonsensical". This simple statement proves offensive to many people when I utter it. Could it be that my eminence pales compared to that of the professor? Of course it does, but this fact [...]

A Brief Shout-out to Philosophy

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It is worth noting that before I undertook the endeavour of being the Devil and accepting philosophy as a discipline, I had little to no respect for it. Still, here we are, reading a brief shout-out to philosophy by me.  The mere mention of it aroused disdain in me. Especially for those who saw it [...]