Wild Ride in the WayBack Machine…

by O Society April 1, 2019 Wish this was an April Fool's joke, folks. But it isn't. It's all really real. There's nothing funny here. I mean what's funny? Like a clown? https://youtu.be/E84VqqCPI7w How is it funny? Does it amuse you? Today, we're going to take a trip in the WayBack Machine to 6 months … Continue reading Wild Ride in the WayBack Machine…

A doctrine against doctrinaires: the enduring radical modesty of Karl Popper

Karl Popper (1974 video) by Philosophy Overdose https://youtu.be/sLDpj8dx0UU Comprising excerpts from the documentary Philosophie Gegen Falsche Propheten (1974), or ‘Philosophy Against False Prophets,’ this video is a robust primer on the ideas and legacy of Karl Popper. The influential Austrian-born thinker elucidates his concept of falsifiability, which holds scientific theories can never be proven true, … Continue reading A doctrine against doctrinaires: the enduring radical modesty of Karl Popper

What is Oligarchy? Government, gone to the dogs

Does Fox News even have maps? Fox News conservative political commentator Ainsley Earhardt on Friday offered “Fox and Friends” viewers a definition lesson on the word “oligarch,” wondering if her fellow co-hosts “have ever used the word before the last few months.” Earhardt claimed the media’s interest in the Russia investigation is misplaced because “most … Continue reading What is Oligarchy? Government, gone to the dogs

What is the Open Society?

by O Society June 26, 2018 "Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them… We should therefore … Continue reading What is the Open Society?