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Philosophical Morsels: An Epistemic Lesson From My Grandma’s Goat.

One: The 2-ways of knowing. Friends permit me to start with Hume’s fork [1]. He pontificated that there are two ways of knowing (justified propositions), 1) ‘matters of facts’, and 2) the ‘relations of ideas’. In the latter, he means logic, mathematics, proof and everything in between – all bachelors are unmarried, that kind of Read More

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Blog Series: Philosophical Morsels

Friends, over the next months, I will be writing a blog series titled ‘Philosophical Morsels’. As the name hints, it’s going to be series of philosophical essays where I will hop around philosophy in it’s two main conceptions. 1) philosophy as a subject matter i.e. what we know that we know, how we know what Read More

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Georgia International Leadership Conference (2018): My Experience

Don’t Follow Your Passion – Technology is Amoral – We Are All Bags of Biases – A Mexican and a 20-year Old Philosopher – Every Race Lies and Cheat – And Loads of Fun I spent this weekend at the Georgia International Leadership Conference (GILC 2018) in Rock Eagle, Eatonton, Georgia. I had wanted to Read More

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The Shenanigans of Progress

The Genesis of Inequality – The Failed Promises of Food Production – The Superbugs – The Advent of Social Media – Progress has a Weak Point. The Genesis of Inequality About 15,000 years ago Homo sapiens were hunters and gatherers. But somethings began to change around 9500-8500 BC –  we started to domesticate plants and Read More