Category Archives: Experts

iTunesU, free Educational Stuff

iTunes U is a section of the iTunes store that houses educational audio and video files for free use by anyone. iTunes U is a part of the iTunes Store featuring free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more, that you … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria

I’m reading this book for a couple of reasons.  One is because I’m getting more politically involved and so I want to keep up with the political situation and see what other commentators are saying.  So I decided on this … Continue reading

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Barbara Oakley on Evil Genes

At Point of Inquiry, Barbara Oakley brings out a thesis of evil genes.  She states that Zimbardo and Milgram’s experiments were flawed and suggests that we aren’t evil (or good) because of our environmental upbringing; rather, we are born evil … Continue reading

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The Ideal School

In The Republic, Plato came up with the ideal government. Obviously, it won’t happen, but one main feature is his critique of democracy. Some of them aren’t too impressive, but one that has always caught me is that there are … Continue reading

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2004 Election in Retrospect for this Election

Check out the election in 2004: Obviously, Bush won that election.  Now during that election, the main issue that got people interested was the War.  The War on Terror and the War in Iraq had an interest of the public … Continue reading

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Are military drafts unethical or immoral?

Someone posed this question to askphilosophers.com. You can read the philosopher’s response here.  I thought the reply was interesting and I’m still pondering over it.  Basically, the philosopher replied saying that military drafts in democracies should be considered mandatory.  The … Continue reading

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Professionals vs. Kitch

I met someone new recently.  As with any new people, you ask him/her questions to get to know the person.  So I asked him, “what are you planning to do for a career?”  He said that he was aspiring to … Continue reading

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Demi-Vegetarianism

As some of you know, I’m a vegetarian of sorts, but I consider myself more of a demi-vegetarian. British philosopher R. M. Hare, used it in the title of an essay: “Why I Am Only a Demi-Vegetarian,” chap. 15 in … Continue reading

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