The Will to Believe

A few years back I went to a lecture intended for professors and graduate students in philosophy. It was open to the public, even minimally publicized, but the second I entered the classroom I realized no other 'outsiders' had attended. The lecture turned out to be very technical, chock full of scholarly jargon. But after … Continue reading The Will to Believe


What is Freedom?

Just another word for nothing left to lose? At Jmeqvist, you'll find a great post distinguishing between positive and negative freedom. I'd like elaborate on these to get you good and confused: 1. Negative Freedom.┬áHere I'm quoting Johan at Jmeqvist as he says it so well: "...we are free in so far as external … Continue reading What is Freedom?