More Evidence which Rejects that there is an Actual Universal Individual Responsibility for Action
https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5ecf512dc5b6791a3c29eef4?ncid=newsltushpmgnews Whiteness relies upon the concept of an essential individual which makes free ethical choices. Systemic racism posits that (1) those in power always find individual justification after the fact, and always thus claim individual responsibility with reference to systemic justification (redundancy); (2) true responsibility arises in the interruption of such ontological redundancy. Presently, no…
It is Healthy for the World that the Humans Got Sick
Pollution is going down. And now it appears that wildlife is doing better in the national parks that human beings are not visiting because they’re not allowed to. https://apple.news/AS6Et2Ar_TFmdPVRwXRIN7A Maybe this might allow human beings to have a new reflection upon who and what we are in the world. Maybe we can at least consider…
Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race | World news | The Guardian
The long read: For years, racism has been defined by the violence of far-right extremists, but a more insidious kind of prejudice can be found where many least expect it – at the heart of respectable society — Read on www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/30/why-im-no-longer-talking-to-white-people-about-race
Experiments in Human Kindness, part 2
In the first post, we sought the imperative which is determining a persons behavior as a means to be able to be considerate of them and to show them kindness. And, as well, ourselves. We might then step next into understanding that what we see simply as the human being doing or behaving, as they…
The Nature of Evil: Humans, Coronavirus and Addiction
Rolling around lately in my mind has been strange juxtapositionings of ethical dynamics. This started because I began to ponder statistics of human deaths. And then pondering the emotional response to the coronavirus thing, an interesting￼ situation presents itself. Let me see if I can spell it out in a simple way without getting too…
Post-trauma: Humans as blackboxes, machines as transparent
Humans as blackboxes, machines as transparent Humans as blackboxes, machines as transparent — Read on markcarrigan.net/2019/11/11/humans-as-blackboxes-machines-as-transparent/ Interesting problematic. What might this say about us, that we might look to machines and thier analysis of behavioral data to tell us what’s going inside a human being? I tend to agree with the impetus of the excerpt; that…
@ it is possible to understand philosophy as having two dimensions. Non-philosophy thus is the philosophical ability to comprehend the use of the real object called philosophy. The issue that philosophy raises against this Confinement of its resources and agency, is that philosophy seeS itself –or permits a view that is itself –as without dimension;…
An Example of Argument which is Erected Upon a False Choice.
Self-Care Puts Us on an Amusement Treadmill Self-Care Puts Us on an Amusement Treadmill — Read on benjaminstudebaker.com/2019/01/07/self-care-puts-us-on-an-amusement-treadmill/ Benjamin Studebaker, the author of the blog of this re-post, doesn’t allow for comments on his blog. so I am regarding his argument here. (I love his blog, btw.) Basically, my rebuttal is a rebuttal against his whole…
Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human
Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human — Read on itself.blog/2018/07/03/inner-animalities-theology-and-the-end-of-the-human/
Power and other Unfashionable Philosophical Questions.
Due to the question of philosophy’s Being moved to the margin for the sake of human necessity, some questions arise, likewise, necessarily. In the determination of Being, what is Being left out? Is the knowledge of things determinable? Is there an obligation in the knowledge of Being? Does history convey a requirement in the designation…
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