Monthly Archives: January 2015

Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo

For more than 50 years, Western Europe has been allowing, indeed inviting, immigrants of alien culture. Europeans did this for their own purposes. Some is politically engineered, in the belief that a new stratum of “working class” could be created … Continue reading

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The Betrayal of the Password

It is popularly supposed that the purpose of speech is the transfer of factual information.   However, it can be forcefully argued that factual information transfer is secondary to a more important task. That is the identification of the speaking individual. … Continue reading

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Philosophies of the Cognitive and Non-Cognitive

The Western world, in the 20th and 21st centuries, has evolved a philosophy which could be loosely be characterised as “democratic,” “liberal”, “expressing freedom of association and speech” or “the age of the individual”. This resulted from an evolution which … Continue reading

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The Measure of Creativity is Creation.

There is no other measure. Creativity might be defined as the unique product which meets the needs of a given context. The potential for creativity has thwarted all attempts of predictive measurement in advance. Crude attempts have been and using … Continue reading

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The Principal-Agent Disjunction

A consequence of complicated regulatory mechanisms is that the principal-agent disjunction is multiplied. This entity is the gap between the “principal”, the director of a group of rules or laws, and the “agent” who is empowered to effect these. Thus … Continue reading

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Demand for Democracy.

It could be argued that an Americans aim is to dominate the world via “democracy”. This is a far easier way of controlling nations than via controlling despots – however benevolent those despots might be. In order to unseat or … Continue reading

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Grief

  Grief – might be regarded as “societal pain”, In that way it is the societal equivalent of physical pain in the individual. If it is accepted that the primary value of pain in an individual is that it teaches … Continue reading

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