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[It is] fallacious [to argue] that what is possible or desirable for individuals one at a time will be equally possible or desirable for all who might wish to do so or for the economy as a whole. [Such] analysis … Continue reading

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on the Obligation to Consider Others’ Opinions

I noticed a contradiction within myself. I was emailing with someone about the financial morass of ≥2008, and he said: “I didn’t read any more than the first paragraph of that article, because I could already tell I wasn’t going … Continue reading

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The ontological commitment of a sentence is whatever must be among the values of bound variables for the sentence to come out as true. Willard van Orman Quine I bring up this quotation not to agree or disagree with Quine, … Continue reading

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Before you and I can have a productive discussion, we need to agree on the meanings of the words that we use. Grandpa

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