Monthly Archives: September 2012

Yes, there’s voter fraud, by the GOP

The regressives have created the false narrative, i.e., a story with no proof, that there is rampant voter fraud so therefore it is necessary to create stringent voter ID requirements. And the smoke screen is so that they can deliberately … Continue reading

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Metaphysics and hegemony

Balder started an IPS thread on his recent JITP paper. Therein he’s posting his discussions of the paper with some folks at Integral Life. One section is on inclusivism in religious traditions, how they can make room for sub-schools within … Continue reading

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Metaphysics and hegemony

Balder started an IPS thread on his recent JITP paper. Therein he’s posting his discussions of the paper with some folks at Integral Life. One section is on inclusivism in religious traditions, how they can make room for sub-schools within … Continue reading

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Thoughts as elements or suobjects?

Continuing from this post, see part 2 of Michael’s post and the commentary. Balder: From this view*, of course, states of consciousness would be endo-relations of objects (sentient beings) — meaning, states of consciousness would be regarded as having ontological weight (being … Continue reading

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Thoughts as elements or suobjects?

Continuing from this post, see part 2 of Michael’s post and the commentary. Balder: From this view*, of course, states of consciousness would be endo-relations of objects (sentient beings) — meaning, states of consciousness would be regarded as having ontological weight (being … Continue reading

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Why Romney is losing

Robert Reich’s post today evaluates two explanations for Romeny’s dropping poll numbers. One is that Romney is just a bad candidate, makes continual gaffs, cannot express his real values and policies and is just plain incompetent. I don’t argue with … Continue reading

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Onticological substances and Buddhist aggregates

Continuing a series of posts (last one here), and the enduring autopoietic substance of the OOO thread (starting here). This Archive Fire blog post of 9/19/12 touches on our recent theme. An excerpt: “I’m not at all comfortable with the notion … Continue reading

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Onticological substances and Buddhist aggregates

Continuing a series of posts (last one here), and the enduring autopoietic substance of the OOO thread (starting here). This Archive Fire blog post of 9/19/12 touches on our recent theme. An excerpt: “I’m not at all comfortable with the notion … Continue reading

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Maher’s new rule on undecided voters

He calls it like he sees it on those few that have yet to make up their “minds” about the upcoming election. I put “minds” in scare quotes because these are people whose distinctive quality lies in the fact that … Continue reading

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Sarah Silverman on voter ID

She’s so funny.

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