Sunday, December 27, 2015

New Yorker Cartoon: Epistemology And The Modern Imagination

“That one looks like a fluorescent light.”

Alan: Within the last decade I have been struck that many sound philosophical principles can be used by people all across the political spectrum.
It is perhaps more accurate to say: "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe intellectual rigor and careful epistemology are unnecessary."
Then there are legions who are unaware that intellectual rigor and epistemology exist.

"The Death Of Epistemolgy"

 "Mediocre Philosophy Sells: It Makes The Half Literate... Feel Smart

Donald Trump:
Sheer Trumpery

Not just shoddy epistemology, 
but the anti-epistemology of the aggressively ignorant.

Donald Trump: The Paranoid Style In American Politics And The Ongoing Festival Of Hatred

Must-See Video Of New Hampshire State Representative And Trump Supporter, Susan DeLemus

Trump: For The Fearful, Random Decisiveness Is More Attractive Than Wisdom, Prudence, Truth

Spot-On Truth-Teller Donald Trump: The Most Important Thing Said At The Republican Debate

Moderate Republican For Trump: Only Trump Can Restore GOP Sanity... By A Landslide Loss

"Lies, Lies, Lies"
"On The Media" Explores Donald Trump's Appeal And His Historical Background

Evangelicals LOVE Donald Trump: 
We Are Known By The Company We Keep

Donald Trump: "Everything I'm About To Tell You Is A Lie." Supporters Cheer

The Self-Chosen Face Of The Republican Party: Not Any Old Asshole... An Asshole's Asshole

Evangelicals LOVE Donald Trump: We Are Known By The Company We Keep

Trumpward Christian Soldiers

Best Pax Posts On Donald Trump

Trump's "Piece Of Ass" Quote

"Are Republicans Insane?" Best Pax Posts

"There Are Two Ways Of Lying..." Denis De Rougemont And Donald Trump

"The Real Reason Donald Trump Will Win the Republican Nomination," Ali A. Rizvi

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