Tag: philosophy

Caterpillars smoke dope

Caterpillars smoke dope. At least there is some anecdotal evidence for that proposition. And why might they, you ask? Perhaps they, like we, have hectic lives, constantly scurrying about … often late to our destination...

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Pithy thoughts for all

Think upon these: The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life. -Theodore Roosevelt...

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Squashed Philosophers

SQUASHED PHILOSOPHERS THE books which defined the way The West thinks now… In their own words… but condensed and abridged into something like readable Interesting website. Has the squashed philosophers, but also the...

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Are we still alive at 65?

Hell yeah! And what a trip it’s been getting here (in another month or so, for me). I unashamedly quote from an email by my friend Don who set out exactly what it means to the group now reaching the mid-sixties. I could...

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Government: get off our backs!

The insanity of it all — to think the government (speaking mainly of the federal government) either (1) should regulate us to the extent it does or (2) can take care of all of our needs. More on our “entitlement” state in another piece.

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Libertarian quotes

You don’t have to be a libertarian to appreciate most, if not all, of these quotes. This compilation is © Libertarian Party of Boulder County – 2004 and is taken in its entirety from http://www.lpboulder.org/quotes/...

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Pericles’ Funeral Oration

The funeral oration of Pericles after the first year of the war between Athens and Sparta is an eloquent celebration of democracy and a ay of life that in many ways is much as our own in modern day America.  He celebrates the...

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Bibliography of Philosophical Works

I found this on a blog that looks interesting, if deep. It’s Punishment Theory which is touted as a group blog on criminal law and philosophy. Leans left, which means it should at a minimum be thought-provoking. Below...

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