Big Bang, Biology, Early Religion

Ancient Civilizations

the Middle Ages

Asian Civilizations, 6th to 16th centuries

Europeans to the 17th Century

18th and 19th Centuries

20th Century to 1993

Since 1993


First Thoughts – short and simple

Philosophers – includes: Gary Gutting, Susan Haack, Socrates, Wittgenstein and others

Philosophical Issues – being, subjectivity and abstractions, agnosticism, antinomies, intentionality

Science – neuroscience, biology, computers versus imagination; math and numbers; space and time

Misc/People – includes: Arnold Toynbee, Alice Walker, Putin, Ernest Hemingway

Morality – includes: "Moral Relativism and Sam Harris"

Politics – includes: "Money equals Speech," and "Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau"

Books – includes: The Relentless Revolution: a History of Capitalism, by Joyce Appleby


11 Nov – Looking to 2020

  4 Nov – Facts and Economic Growth

  1 Nov – More than Healthcare

29 Oct  – Ideology and Economic Well-Being

19 Oct  – Risky Loans

17 Oct  – Republicans: "The Democrats want to raise your taxes"

15 Oct  – More on the Coming Elections

12 Oct  – The Coming Elections

  1 Oct  – Brett Kavanaugh, Booze and Memory Loss

22 Sep – Kim Jong-un's Dream

EARLIER – politics and more, to 2013

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