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In AD 312 a pretender to the imperial title by the name of Constantine marched from Gaul … towards Rome…. [V]ictorious … the dominion of the Roman[s] was set upon a radically new path … an imperium christianum…. [O]n the … Continue reading

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Even if science is hellish on the scientists, isn’t it important for society? Perhaps. But likely not. Science merely offers power — the use of that power for good or evil is out of the hands of scientists. And as … Continue reading

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It’s not always possible to say A ≻ B or A ≺ B. Sometimes neither A nor B is smaller.        A≹B neither A nor B is more successful.   A≹B neither A nor B is prettier.   … Continue reading

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The moral code of our society is so demanding that no one can think, feel and act in a completely moral way…. Some people are so highly socialized that the attempt to think, feel and act morally imposes a severe … Continue reading

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[E]veryone pretend[s] as if they were just giving one another gifts and then they fervently denied they expected anything back. But in actual fact everyone [understands] there [are] implicit rules and recipients would feel compelled to make some sort of … Continue reading

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The Jesus Norm

They say unto him, Rabbi, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act. Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou? This they said, tempting him, … they continued asking … Continue reading

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