The State of Philosophy on the Internet

1. Sometimes the Internet and modern media technology are responsible for explosions of new talent. There’s no doubt in my mind we’ve been treated to a bunch of exceptional chess players and some great photographers because of our increasingly digital life. I have reasons to suspect that despite access to a number of terrific resources, […]

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Tagging in Progress

Some of you have noticed that I’m streamlining and updating tags all throughout the blog. This is not an easy process: 200 tags were eliminated, with still more cuts to come, but a few are being added. Moreover, out of 44 pages of entries, only 8 or 9 have been tagged to my satisfaction, and […]

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More Housekeeping Issues…

Some of you have noticed that the Index isn’t up and running entirely yet. I’m working on it piece-by-piece. The most aggravating thing is changing every single link within posts that goes back to the Blogger blog. On a series like Plato’s “Crito,” 6 parts with 5 links per part, one going to every other […]

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Quick Post, I Want to Get Back to Work: "Distracted from Distraction by Distraction"

This article is most certainly alarmist, but has a few points worth considering: To what degree are attentiveness and being distracted physiological conditions? The author claims that knowledge of the brain tells us that if you’re driving, and someone is describing something over the phone that requires you to visualize it, a “visual channel” will […]

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