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Monthly Archives: April 2011


The disposition that moves some to outbursts of non-constructive, sometimes destructive criticism is too often a self-centered one and one that is grounded in fear. Who knows what the right response is in all cases—or whether or not there should always be a response. But it makes sense that a good response should [...]

“Anyone who has declared someone
else to be an idiot, a bad
apple, is
annoyed when it turns
out in the end
that he isn’t.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

On Categorical Cognition

The scholar tends to place things in their separate categories of analysis and attempts to make statements about causality based on those distinctions.
Yet there is something about experiencing an event or events that is lost in the subsequent translation of those events.  More often than not, experience–the ways in which events both process and get [...]