On mystics and seers

From von Mises in A Treatise on Economics: Human Action: “It is useless to argue with mystics and seers.” Some are able, succinctly, to say much. The density of an expression is correlated with its weight. This judgment is jam packed. It speaks to the relation between science and religion, between the poet and prophet …

Life, change, imperfection

There is nothing else to speak of. Speaking comes in time and is only possible through changing sounds that embody thoughts. There is no though that we know of that is a singularity. The basic thought requires a determinations of an object which requires the differentiation between determined and determination. Note that a determiner (actor) …

The analogy between state welfare and religion

The state-religionist who asserts the right of the state to aggress against the liberty of its citizens for their eternal welfare is only different in conception of welfare from the state-welfarist. The latter asserts the right of the state to aggress against the liberty of its citizens for their earthly welfare. According to Socrates one …