Jan 30, 2017
Chapter 2 Part 2. Mill talks about the idea that persecution is always good for new (religious) truths. Love this because so many of the new persecutors claim to be bringing back Old Time Religion. Here's an intelligent religious philosopher from a century ago petty much slapping them down in so many ways.
Jan 29, 2017
Was going to to a blogpost or podcast about Political Correctness. I started by looking up the origins of the phrase, "Politically Correct."
So I ranted a bit on YouTube. But video takes a whole lot of space on my Libsyn account, so...
Jan 26, 2017
And now it starts to get good! Chapter 2 Part 1, including some opening comments on freedom of the Press which kinda sting to listen to. I could tell Mill was getting rolling, and so did I. Enjoy!
Jan 25, 2017
Since I'm at a low ebb in confidence and energy, I'm bringing back a project I started back in 2012 and didn't finish till 2014, "On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill. I think it's on point for current events. And I think some things bear repeating right now. And this time I'll just put it all up right away.
Jan 22, 2017
A critique of "unbiased journalism," and why not everyone is a Journalist.
Wanted to talk about a pet peeve, not really an issue as such. Unbiased Journalism.
You're out there saying, "But wait, unbiased journalism is a very important issue!" I understand your feeling that way. But actually it's only an issue...