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from Golem’s inaugural lecture (Stanislaw Lem)

from Golem’s inaugural lecture (Stanislaw Lem)

‘you yourselves will of course continue to emulate Evolution, but only in the region of its later creations, by constructing...

from Einstein’s ‘Relativity’

from Einstein’s ‘Relativity’

We imagine a large portion of empty space, so far removed from stars and other appreciable masses, that we have...

Why libertarianism’s absurd for (and hardly popular with) citizens in this country..

Why libertarianism’s absurd for (and hardly popular with) citizens in this country..

To embrace libertarianism, of any kind, is to say.. ‘Forget all the hard-won – very hard-won – gains of the...

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At t1 content represented by sentences of a text are evaluated against an existing or ground state of affairs provided...

note on heterodox narrative

note on heterodox narrative

Testimony, the retelling of an event, or a journey, is always a refutation of abstraction. Combined testimony represents a reclamation...

Brief Excerpts Exemplifying Rhetorical Styles

Brief Excerpts Exemplifying Rhetorical Styles

  Laconic rhetoric (from Sparta) Unknown Soldier Funeral speech – Don Watson A Call to Arms (from Henry V) and...

Politics of and Approaches to Risk (an overview)

Politics of and Approaches to Risk (an overview)

 Politics and risk   In the broadest sense the concept of security, or capable risk management,  defines the range of services...

Mobilisation of the Philosophers

Mobilisation of the Philosophers

Valquez:          Have you seen this? Samely:           The paper? Valquez:          Have you read it? Samely:           I…...

Quotes from The Dosadi Experiment and The Whipping Star

Quotes from The Dosadi Experiment and The Whipping Star

from the pen of Frank Herbert A BuSab agent must begin by learning the linguistic modes and action limits (usually...

Fight Club and Revolution Fantasy

Fight Club and Revolution Fantasy

“A comfortable, smooth, reasonable, democratic unfreedom prevails in advanced industrial civilisation..” (Marcuse, 1967 p19) In 1947 the leading exponents of...