Category Archives: philosophy

The Most Expensive Typo in Legislative History

When I was a public Internet manager, a client brought a handwritten affidavit who wanted it to be word processed. While I was doing it, I came across a sentence saying, ‘…I jumped ON the van…’ I told the client … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Listen to Critics Anymore

My critics have gotten worse. Two of them replied to me in forums and I discovered that both of them were criticising so that they could manipulate me. I learned too that critics don’t admit their own mistakes—even blatant ones. … Continue reading

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Wikipedia’s Wales Tags Holistic Healers ‘Lunatics’

Jimmy Wales rants at holistic healers petitioning Wikipedia He’s too dumb to realize he’s also making enemies with Buddhists and Yogis. He also proved that Wikipedia is prejudiced. Maybe he’s on the payroll of the Big Pharma and doesn’t have … Continue reading

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What to Do with Neglected Gifted Children

Precocious kids do seem to become high-achieving adults. Why that makes some educators worried about America’s future ‘…Lubinski’s unusually successful cohort was also a lucky group from the start—they participated in the study in the first place because their parents … Continue reading

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‘Common’ Sense

Common sense is the behavior and basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by nearly all people, and can be reasonably expected of nearly all people without any need for debate. That is how I define … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Musings

What You Look For Years ago, I read a book intending to find writing ideas. Yesterday, I reread it expecting to find snippets of wisdom (reading author’s mind). And that’s exactly what I found. We find what we look for. … Continue reading

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When There is No Reason

    What happens when there is no reason to work hard? The most dangerous one is that it produces apathy. The I-don’t-care attitude — ‘I don’t have to rebel against corruption because I’m happy with my life.’   There … Continue reading

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