Blog Posts - Arrogance



Philosophy Wire: What do you have doubts about? [What do you see?]

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-12-08]:What I get tired I “see things”. When I am not tired, I see things. What if consciousness is just a play of mind to the… mind? Sure. That could be a possibility. [1] What is science is also just a pl...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 7, 2016

Back In Your Box You…

Over the last few days I’ve reached out to a few old colleagues, mainly just to say hello and ask how they are. It’s been met with a deathly silence apart from one person. The only person to have come back to me is an old hospital radio c...

Pow! There Goes A Pluralist Down

“Religious Pluralism (popular form, not academic) rejects the premise that God has revealed himself in any unique or definitive sense in Jesus Christ. On the contrary, God is said to be actively revealing himself in all religious traditions...
by factorysense on Jul 10, 2015

Arrogance, Intolerance and Violence AKA Evangelism

Is it ever ethical to attempt to persuade others to change their religion, worldview or other fundamental belief? This endeavor has received in the recent years increasing line of criticism. In January 2001 in South Asia, Dalai Lama has condemned Chr...
by factorysense on Jun 29, 2015

Philosophy Wire: My own!

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-06-29]:“My own"!We talk all so often in property terms...MY body, MY children, MY fetus...I'll do whatever I want with them!And in our ignorance we do not understand that in fact we know nothing about what life...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jun 28, 2015

L'arrogance libérale

http://www.journaldemontreal.com/PHOTO AGENCE QMI, JOËL LEMAYSTÉPHANE GOBEILMercredi, 27 mai 2015 21:38MISE à JOUR Mercredi, 27 mai 2015 22:00Les libéraux de Philippe Couillard ont manifestement décidé de se faire plaisir en jouant la « g...
by Information sur la Politique on May 28, 2015

7 Reasons Quality Men “Hire Slowly but Fire Quickly” in Love

Men are attracted to the physical first because it is simply in their DNA, however, for a man to develop a long term attraction it has to be more than physical.Most high quality men want to be in a committed relationship, counter to wh...
by Blog of Rare Treasures on Mar 19, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Nerve cells. Energy. Arrogance.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-01-12]: Nerve cells (red) from an eye transplanted to a tadpole’s side reach out into the surrounding tissue, but they won’t stray beyond an electric fence of highly charged cells (green). [1] We are electric...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jan 12, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Humans. Geomechanics. Gods.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-01-06]: Scientists prepare geoengineering experiments so as to alter the atmosphere to reflect more of the sun's rays back into space, or to change clouds so that they let more of Earth's heat out instead of trap...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jan 6, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Impossible games. Attractive games.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-12-19]:Video games which are impossible to win seem to be attracting more and more gamers. [1]Because deeply inside we know...that the impossible is the father of the possible...In a world where everything is pos...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 19, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Resistant bacteria. Arrogant humans.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-12-18]: Ernest Cable was a British soldier who died in 1915 from dysentery caught in the trenches of northern France during the first world war. Even if penicillin had been available to treat him, he would still...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 18, 2014

L’arrogance inouïe de la FTQ

http://blogues.journaldemontreal.com/LISE RAVARY - 12 NOVEMBRE 2014Depuis le temps que les syndicats nous beurrent les oreilles avec leur rôle politique et social qui irait au-delà de la défense des intérêts des travailleurs, que le syndica...
by Information sur la Politique on Nov 12, 2014

Rat Race: Its Place & Time

One of my names is Joe. On paper, I’m of a certain age, but in my mind, I’m sometimes older, oftentimes (much) younger. No, no, I’m not trying to be unique, catchy or different. Just to point at something we all essentially are.Talk about being...
by HappyJoeInTheWorld on Oct 25, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Forgiveness. Arrogance. Humans.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-10-18]: A football player in the US hits his wife and is condemned by everybody. His wife forgives him. He is still condemned by everybody. [1] He without sin let him cast the first stone. Who are we to decide wh...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 18, 2014

Philosophy Wire: A hospital for dolls...

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-10-07]: A hospital for dolls. [1] As kids, we would be thrilled with the idea. Now it simply strikes us as weird. Have we matured? Or the opposite?(c) Philosophy WIRES - Commenting world news from philosophy's pe...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 7, 2014

Organs from “scratch”! NOT!

In what’s being hailed as a scientific first, researchers in Scotland have created a fully functional organ from scratch inside …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 6, 2014

Organs from “scratch”! NOT!

In what’s being hailed as a scientific first, researchers in Scotland have created a fully functional organ from scratch inside …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 6, 2014

Dogmas, science, assumptions and the need for Philosophy!

Horgan: What’s your opinion of the recent philosophy-bashing by Stephen Hawking, Lawrence Krauss and Neil deGrasse Tyson? Rovelli: Seriously: I …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 4, 2014

Dogmas, science, assumptions and the need for Philosophy!

Horgan: What’s your opinion of the recent philosophy-bashing by Stephen Hawking, Lawrence Krauss and Neil deGrasse Tyson? Rovelli: Seriously: I …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 4, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Autism, synapses, black, white.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-10-03]: Children with autism have more nerve synapses in their brain. [1] Is it possible that we with the LESS synapses regard people with MORE synapses as "problematic" and "non healthy"? How arrogant can we be?
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 3, 2014


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