Category Archives: J. S. Mill

Intelligence and Snobbery

We seem to say that being more intelligent is better.  After all, we’d rather be a society of education rather than one of ignorance.  But there’s a price with education, at least the academic kind that I’ve noticed. I think … Continue reading

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Two Examples of Freedom of Speech in Crisis

A few weeks ago, Carrie Prejean (aka Miss California) got some heat mainly from two things.  The first is seen below: Many people got offended by this.  At the same time, Prejean also posed in topless pics before she became … Continue reading

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