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Month: July 2019

Putting Academic Skepticism to Work

Putting Academic Skepticism to Work

Posted on 29 July 2019 by

The Academic Skeptics were philosophers who modeled themselves on Socrates and his method of questioning.  When the Delphic Oracle reported that no one was wiser than him, Socrates reasoned that […]

SHOULD WE PUBLICLY EXPRESS ANGER?

SHOULD WE PUBLICLY EXPRESS ANGER?

Posted on 15 July 2019 by

Anger is a red mist, which blinds us. It blinds us to the good in other human beings, and to the danger in violent or uncompromising action. Accordingly, expressing anger […]

The Human Ingredient Needed for Productive Disagreement

The Human Ingredient Needed for Productive Disagreement

Posted on 1 July 2019 by

My last post argued that engaging in disagreement outside of one’s own group works as an antidote to beliefs that are oversimplified and therefore inaccurate. But disagreement cannot do this […]