Tag: Ethics

More than a Right

Free speech is life. Allow me to elaborate. Breathing is not considered a right. It’s not considered in the same category as rights, privileges, and all the myriad distinctions thereof. No. Even prisoners and slaves are unquestionably reserved the right to draw air. Certainly,… Continue Reading “More than a Right”

Murica Month – The Art of Citizenship (Vlog)

In which I discuss the merits of preparedness and briefly point to the need to understand that history is ever painted in myriad shades of grey.   The book in question: http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/1776/David-McCullough/9780743226721 Stories, Essays, and More| http://www.fractaljournal.com Social Media| http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Patreon| http://www.patreon.com/TheFractalJournal

Murica Month | Party Spirit

George Washington did not seem to truly belong to any particular party and cautioned about ‘party spirit’ in his farewell address. Is a democratic republic possible without robust parties? Please share your thoughts below. Note: Federalism is the balancing act between state and federal… Continue Reading “Murica Month | Party Spirit”

The Schlossberg Fractal (Vlog Version)

For those who have already read the article version: this is basically a video recap of the main themes. The only new information is a story from my high school days about how a kid shared an unpopular (and sadly true) opinion about the… Continue Reading “The Schlossberg Fractal (Vlog Version)”

Should Science be a business? (Vlog)

Sources https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11191-013-9583-8 https://mises.org/library/economic-thought-ancient-greece Muh Social  https://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Help a Hipster https://www.patreon.com/TheFractalJournal

A Good Sign?

The video below comes from ‘The Knife Media’ which seems to be taking a step in the right direction. They use a fairly good grasp of logical fallacies to point out the misleading tactics of big media companies and influential personalities. Their journalistic chops… Continue Reading “A Good Sign?”

TAP # 14 – Advocacy v. Reporting – The Case for Dialectic and some Geeky Linux Stuff

Recent conversations have me realizing the need to try to begin to hammer out a topic that’s been on my mind for a while: the difference between advocacy and reporting. Understanding the merits, methods, and problems of both disciplines is especially necessary in the… Continue Reading “TAP # 14 – Advocacy v. Reporting – The Case for Dialectic and some Geeky Linux Stuff”

The Gentleman Defined

img src: http://www.foodiggity.com/tag/mr-t/ An Exploratory Series The subtitle for my last post was: a gentleman complains. So what is a gentleman? Well traditionally a gentleman is someone whose family had money and thus could afford to fop about and look posh. That is not… Continue Reading “The Gentleman Defined”