Archive for October, 2009

Metaphysical Arms Dealer

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

I know this is cynical, but sometimes I think that whether you’re a liberal, or a conservative, a cog in the machine or raging against it, whether your a rebel or the Man, in the end we’re all paying the same metaphysical arms dealer.

Can a Microscope Examine Itself?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

What can we know about our thinking given that we have to use our thinking to examine our thinking? In other words, can the instrument of thinking become the object of its own instrumentality? Before you jump into a response, keep in mind that such an inquiry would require the use of the very thing [...]

Cold-Calling Philosophy

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Some Little Kid: Hello Me: Good afternoon. Is the head of house home? Some Little Kid: Just a sec. [in the background] Daaad!! Some guys on the phone for you. [ A moment later] Mr Daniels: This is Mr. Daniels. May I ask who’s calling and what’s this about!?! Me: Uh yeah, my name is [...]