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Scientism, Secular Humanism, Hubris

I am ever more troubled by the hubris displayed by politicians, government officials, academicians (who, for the most part, conspicuously carry the label “intellectual”) and, more recently, barons of large financial institutions, both public and private. I assert this hubris … Continue reading

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Liberty & Freedom

I have been reading the Englishman John Stuart Mills’s essay On Liberty, first published in 1859. Here is a taste: The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in…history, particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England. … Continue reading

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