Monthly Archives: December 2013

We are making progress

Despite the worst obstructionist, do-nothing Congress in ages. Robert Reich lists our successes and encourages us to keep up the good work. We are making a difference.

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The Wolf of Main Street

Continuing the commentary on the Wolf of Wall Street, I too must be ferocious like a wolf in this culture war, but of Main rather than Wall Street. As are my heroes in the conflict, like Robert Reich, Paul Krugman, … Continue reading

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Senator Sanders agenda

I mentioned him recently in this post. Here’s a video of him speaking about his agenda, which seems to be popular with the majority of Americans.

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The sharing economy, i.e., the collapse of the American dream

At this link. Especially in light of new orgs like Peers. A few excerpts: “Thomas Friedman, and others, have recently extolled the virtues of the sharing economy. […]  Mr. Friedman writes enthusiastically about a future where we will typically: rent … Continue reading

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Inequality For All

Reich has certainly inspired me over the years to get busy enacting a more equitable society. I’m looking forward to seeing his new documentary.

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The Wolf of Wall Street

Speaking of the Devil, I just saw the movie on Friday. Talk about the height of sales and advertising without depth and integrity. Here is the typical regressive agenda in action. Check out this open letter from the daughter of one … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A true progressive

The following is from Senator Bernie Sanders. In light of the Wolf of Wall Street see his agenda for a clear differentiation of healthy  progressive social values framed to go straight to the limbic system. Rhetoric is more on the … Continue reading

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Mathematical reasoning

Here’s a preview of a new book, Mathematical Reasoning: Analogies, Metaphors, Images edited by Lyn D. English (2013, Routledge). Part II is written by Lakoff and Nunez, “Cognitive foundations for a mind-based mathematics.” From L&N, chapter 2: “This is an essay … Continue reading

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Materialist nominalism

Recall this post on semantic nominalism. I was just re-reading Bryant’s post on a “towards a materialist theory of universals” which is akin to it. It also reminds me of this post on real categories. Some excerpts: “But what if … Continue reading

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Speaking of a regressive morality

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