The Story of Philosophy, 8

Aristotle and Greek science   Under Plato he studied eight—or twenty—years; and indeed the pervasive Platonism of Aristotle’s speculations, even of those most anti-Platonic, suggests the longer period. One would like to imagine these as very happy years: a brilliant pupil guided by an incomparable teacher, walking like Greek lovers in the gardens of philosophy.…

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Acts 17:26, Ellicott's commentary

And has made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; ‘And hath made of one blood all nations of men’. —Literally, every nation. The previous verses had given what we may venture…

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War of the sexes, 27

Update: The following text is rough draft. The series has been substantially revised and abridged, and the section by the YouTube blogger Turd Flinging Monkey is available in a single PDF: here. ______ 卐 ______   “Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.” Alexis…

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On Carolyn and Tan

Or: Blaming the Morlocks, sparing the Eloi For those who don’t believe Whites are capable of imposing this madness on themselves, I will point to France during the French Revolution which abolished slavery in the name of the “Rights of Man” and made every Negro a citizen of the French Republic. —Hunter Wallace I have…

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Sparta – XVI

This specific chapter of Sparta and its Law has been moved: here. If you want to read the book Sparta and its Law from the beginning, click: here.

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On Francis Bacon

Or: Time to kick the philosophers in the balls For Francis Bacon (1561-1626) the metaphysicians were like spiders that constructed their webs with a substance segregated from their insides, resulting in that their conclusions kept little if any connection to empirical reality. Here there are some chosen excerpts from Will Durant’s chapter on Bacon in…

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