Man is above Nature

I feel the need to follow my last post with this one, because – in my mind – they are inextricably linked to each other.  So, here’s a little more philosophy for you to chew on over the weekend. Let’s start with the assumption that the secular humanists are correct: nothing exist but this universe…

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Knowledge is NOT Intelligence, and Intelligence is NOT Wisdom

It’s time for another philosophy post, with a touch of history and politics thrown in to keep it spicy. I’ve been reviewing my understanding of history: specifically, the history of Western Civilization.  This has brought me to a great deal of reading, but among the best books in this reading list has to be The…

Marxism, Objectivism and Constitutionalism

From the beginning of man’s evolution toward communal living – and by the use of this word, I mean that as man started to organize into societal units and certain duties, responsibilities and benefits (or detriments, as the case may be) were shared by all members of a community – there have been disagreements of…

Biden Says ALL NRA Members are Criminals

This is another case of the Left saying something without saying it, but my title is exactly what this demagogue is saying.  Here’s the story: Biden: Scare tactics shouldn’t block gun reforms During a 30-minute speech at Western, a school briefly attended by Newtown shooter Adam Lanza, Biden laid down a challenge for those who…