Category Archives: Experts

Various Philosophers on Sex

I posted an overview on various philosophers on erotic love, flirting and marriage.  Here, I’ll be looking at the philosophy of sex and many sub-categories with it.  As before, if there’s something that I’m missing, please let me know.  This … Continue reading

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Various Philosophers on Erotic Love, Flirting and Marriage

As many of you know, my specialty within philosophy is the philosophy of sex and love.  Many people have asked me what sort of readings are there about that topic?  Well, below are readings, speeches, and ideas to this wonderful … Continue reading

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Interview about Supernormal Stimuli

At Forgoodreason.org, I’m listening to an interview about how our instincts have become “supernormal” in our evolution to the point where it’s starting to be detrimental to us.  Example: our ancestors were always on the go and so to compensate … Continue reading

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Why “Well, it’s just my opinion” fails

At Overcoming Bias, there’s a great list on why opinions are “signs that your opinions function more to signal loyalty and ability than to estimate truth.” My favorites are: 2. You have little interest in getting clear on what exactly … Continue reading

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Theories for the Middle East Conflict

As promised from a previous post, I would present some theories or models as to why there’s a huge conflict in the Middle East.  These aren’t my views.  They are views that I have picked up over time and have … Continue reading

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Newsweek (6/21/2010), and How to Help the Green Movement in Iran

Newsweek has some really good articles this week pertaining to the oil spill, charter schools, marriage and immigration laws.  I’ll bring them up and give my opinion on them as well: Fareed Zakaria talks about how the media is too … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned this Past Year — 2009 Edition

Instead of doing New Years Resolutions, I’ve decided to look in the past and see how I’ve learned.  To me, if one hasn’t learned things within the past year, then it’s as if one hasn’t gained wisdom.  And if that’s … Continue reading

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The Foreign Policy Top 100 Global Thinkers

Here. I’ll have to look some of them up.

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Book Review: Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

Suppose that you were in charge of a school district and you were given the responsibility of making the students healthier.  Thus, you have a few options: Take away all of the candy and soda from the vending machines. Serve … Continue reading

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The 20 “Most Important” Philosophers of the Pre-Modern Era

Voted by 531 philosophers: 1. Plato (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices) 2. Aristotle loses to Plato by 231–229 3. Socrates loses to Plato by 366–81, loses to Aristotle by 356–122 4. Aquinas loses to Plato by 447–37, … Continue reading

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