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in search of Truly Original Ideas

Three and a half centuries before Christ, Plato outlined his conception of a great society in The Republic. The important decisions are made by “philosopher-kings”—an overclass who arguably represent Plato’s idea of human perfection. The philosopher-kings train both their bodies and their minds—like … Continue reading

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Although the mathematical sciences have some apprehension of true being — geometry and the like — they only dream about being. Never can they behold the waking reality so long as they leave the hypotheses which they use unexamined, and … Continue reading

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