Steps To Tackle Anti-Semitism, Racism, Sexism and Xenophobia

“It obviously endangers the freedom and the objectivity of our discussion if we attack a person instead of attacking an opinion or, more precisely, a theory.--Karl Popper.   On reading this post again, perhaps I’ve been overly trusting and not strict enough in my condemnation of the serial abusers of language. What do we do … Continue reading Steps To Tackle Anti-Semitism, Racism, Sexism and Xenophobia

I’ll tolerate your manias, if you tolerate mine

"I'll tolerate your hobbies if you tolerate mine."--Hagbard Celine. I hope you can forgive my erros, and mistakes on contemplating Karl Popper and Johnny English. I think Rowan Atkinson has bumbled around the philosophy of Karl Popper, and missed the subtle nuance of Popper's Paradox of intolerance. For example, the concept of limits, where to … Continue reading I’ll tolerate your manias, if you tolerate mine