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the heresy of Rolf Dietrich

19 Sep HERESY and HERETICS

Heretic Middle English: from Old French heretique, via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek hairetikos ‘able to choose’ (in ecclesiastical Greek, ‘heretical’), from haireomai ‘choose’. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down=''] In the Encyclopaedia Britannica one can read: "The word heresy is derived from the Greek hairesis which originally meant...

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Is truth a liar

25 Aug Can truth be a liar?

When it is exclaimed that contradictions may very well be true, numerous analytic philosophers will screw up their face into an appearance of discomfort, and say ‘But I just don’t see what it could be for a contradiction to be true’. They could mean numerous...

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Paradox Ulva Naumann

16 Aug This statement is a lie

Paradoxes appear in all shapes and forms. Certain are uncomplicated paradoxes of reasoning with minimal potential for investigation, while others sit atop icebergs of full scale scientific disciplines. Many may be solved by mindful consideration of their hidden assumptions, one or more of them could...

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Otto Maier

15 Aug Do you know what time it is?

Do you know what time it is? That question may perhaps be asked a lot more these days than ever. In our clock-studded modern society, the answer is only a peek away, therefore we are able to "blissfully" partition our days into ever smaller sized...

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Propaganda

14 Aug Propaganda

Bernays applied the techniques he had learned in the CPI and, incorporating some of the ideas of Walter Lipmann, became an outspoken proponent of propaganda as a tool for democratic and corporate manipulation of the population. His 1928 bombshell Propaganda lays out his eerily prescient...

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