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On Disagreement: the Vice Disguised as a Virtue

Disagreement is like a two-sided coin. It is either a virtue or a vice, depending on whether we are the one’s disagreeing or someone is disagreeing with us. For all the acts we commit, disagreement is one which, in regards to whether it is a virtue or vice, we flip-flop around rather frequently. Disagreement, in other words, can reveal our vices.

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On Avoiding Skepticism

One common response I see towards skeptics is dismissal. People often avoid skepticism and the conclusions it brings. There are a few reasons as to why that it is, and they range from psychological and personal to immature and unnecessary.

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Skepticism as a way of Life

Skepticism is both a philosophy and a way of life. But there isn’t one type of skepticism out there, and so there isn’t one type of skeptical life; a point all too often forgotten. Lets discuss that point.

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Are Science and Meaning Compatible?

Science and meaning are nor compatible. Modern science takes a heavily empirical approach to knowledge, and as a result suffers in being compatible with non-empirical things, like meaning. Lets explain.

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Why Skepticism Is Important For Science

Why is skepticism important for science? Because science without skepticism would have too many problems. Lack of innovation, bad dogma, and poor methods are just a few of the reasons why skepticism is important for science.

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Building a Story Brand

Not all marketing books should be read, and many should be ignored for being overly generic. However, there is enough good ideas inside this book that I think it is worth a read. Let’s explain some of those ideas.

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On Judging Role Models

Having a role model is a good thing, but it can very easily become a bad thing when we are unreasonable in our judgements about them. Role models are only good if we know how to use them properly.

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I Know Nothing

I know nothing. And that is ok. Why? Because there is not really a good reason why we should know anything to begin with!

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What is Moral Skepticism?

What is ethical skepticism? How is moral skepticism similar to epistemic skepticism? And what are the differences between justified moral action and justified moral knowledge? Let’s discuss.

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What is Skepticism?

What is skepticism? In general, skepticism is the attitude of doubt. However, skepticism is far more than just doubt. Depending on where it is being applied, and how it is being used, there are different varieties of skepticism. Let’s discuss

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A History of Rome

Roman history is a massive area of Research. And as a result, we often don’t know where to start reading. That’s why I suggest reading this book. I found this book to be coherent, informative, and written well all while covering a good introductory range of Roman history.

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Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible

Finance often receives bad publicity. People complain that financial tools are used by elites who live lavishly above us all, and that nothing of use can come from finance for ordinary people. And although there is a hint of truth in that sentiment, this book argues otherwise. This book argues that societies in general are only able to occur as a result of financial tools.

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Why Do We Like Others?

We tend to think our views on friendship are rational and well thought out; however, social psychology suggests that is not as true as we would often prefer. There are unconscious forces which drive our choice in who we like and dislike.

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