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Sucker Album Review and General Comments on Society

  From Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Longinus to Mazzoni and the present, the idea that art can serve a function is old. That art could inform people’s virtues, morals, spur them to civic duty, heroism, transport them, connect them with God (the transcendental) and even bring them consolation in times of difficulty. This idea is not… Continue reading Sucker Album Review and General Comments on Society

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Self-interest vs Selfishness: They aren’t the same thing and here is why.

I overheard an argument a couple of weeks back that made me want to write this stupid post in turn. Basically, the guy was saying that people shouldn’t be angry at corporations for caring only about profit and the government isn’t better either. The corporations want to make more and more money and the government… Continue reading Self-interest vs Selfishness: They aren’t the same thing and here is why.