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POSTMODERNISM AND CYBERNETICS

One basic idea of postmodernism is that there are infinite possible models of reality and those with different perspectives, advantages and disadvantages, and priorities will prefer different models. This seems to ignore the lessons of experience that not all models … Continue reading

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VALUES & SUSTAINABILITY; VALUES & POSTMODERNISM; HAPPINESS

VALUES & SUSTAINABILITY Large groups of humans living together, including large human societies, develop values and rules that follow from those values that to some degree provide for the welfare, sustainability, and survivability of the group or the groups perish. … Continue reading

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SOME THOUGHTS ON BELIEF SYSTEMS GENERALLY, MORAL SYSTEMS, RELIGION, MARXISM, AND UTILITARIANISM

BELIEF SYSTEMS GENERALLY Beliefs generally can be categorized into three groups: 1) Those that are based on solid and uncontradicted evidence to the point they are universally accepted, which includes virtually all of mathematics and the generally accepted theories in … Continue reading

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FAMOUS AND MEMORABLE QUOTES

CONTENTS   FAMOUS QUOTES FROM NOTED PERSONALITIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER: Sun Tzu Thucydides Aristotle Marcus Tullius Cicero Titus Lucretius Carus Titus Livy Voltaire Benjamin Franklin Adam Smith Adam Ferguson Edmund Burke Thomas Jefferson Napoleon Bonaparte Karl Marx Lord Acton Mark … Continue reading

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