Reading Time: 6 minutes In an age that seeks to force you into mental compliance, because surely you alone are left, do not give in, no matter how the temptation is packaged. Live Not by Lies.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Is your mind or the mind of a loved one being parasitized by bad ideas?
Reading Time: 5 minutes “We must distinguish between truth, which is objective and absolute, and certainty, which is subjective.” —Popper
But is there a difference between knowledge and certainty?
Reading Time: < 1 minute There is no truth. You can take that to the bank.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Truth and morality tend to be tied together; without truth, there tends to be no morality, at least so far as anyone can elucidate as being objectively codifiable. One benefit of backpacking, at least for me, is that I can listen to a variety of bright folks (well, Dr. Jordan Peterson would probably contend that I’m listening to a variety of people with PhDs, among whom some are bright) talking…
Reading Time: 4 minutes Suicide among young folks in America has been on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that from 2007 to 2017, the rate of Americans ages 10 to 24 who died by suicide rose by 56 percent, from 6.8 deaths per 100,000 persons to 10.6. (For all ages, see their overview here.) Why is this? What causes a person in a first-world country to kill themselves?…