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Karl Popper on the Limits of Tolerance

Where do we draw a line against the intolerance of bad 'religions', of which the philosopher regarded Nazism as a secular variant? Today, militant Islam fits that same mould -- as do its left-liberal apologists, whose reverence for relativism is the ... Quadrant Online, 2 weeks ago
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Piecemeal Long Term Renewal

by Cees Bruggemans and Prof Willie Esterhuyse. Alluding to Karl Popper's idea of piecemeal change, are we in SA subjected to greater, more deeper-laying change processes than the ones rather superficially directed at us by those in authority. ...
 ABR Buzz1 month ago

Preventing Islamist Terrorism

The time has come to discuss, and considering implementing, the argument made by Karl Popper that we should claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant. How do we stop young men and women from becoming jihadist ...
 AINA1 month ago
Examiner.com

Science and pseudoscience, part 2

One of the most well-known articulations of the demarcation problem is that of Karl Popper , who insisted that, in order to be scientific, the researcher ought to make predictions, which, if true, support the theory, and, if falsified, problematize ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago
Dime Magazine

Report: Timberwolves Inform Karl-Anthony Towns He Will Be The Number One Pick

Getty Image The NBA Draft is still three days away, but the Minnesota Timberwolves have a luxury other teams don't. Selecting first overall, Flip Saunders and company have their pick of every prospect in the 2015 class. And according to Adam ...
 Dime Magazine1 month ago
New Statesman

John Gray: The Friedrich Hayek I knew, and what he got right - and wrong

In the 1980s, when F A Hayek was one of the intellectual icons of the New Right, some of the more doctrinaire members of that complicated and fractious movement used to say that for him a minimal government was one that provided three things: ...
 New Statesman2 days ago

Teaching Through Insights

What would it look like to view teaching as a process of creating insights? I have been thinking about this for the past year, ever since receiving an e-mail from Steffan Elis on July 31, 2014: Thanks so much for your book [Seeing What Others ...
 Psychology Today3 days ago

Another Drug Moves Amyloid Without Clinical Effects

In what is becoming a trend among anti-amyloid therapies for Alzheimer's disease, bapineuzumab appeared to clear amyloid plaques from the brains of Alzheimer's patients even though it provided no clinical benefits in early trials, researchers ...
 MedPage Today5 days ago

The Euro's Chains and Pains

It has been quite a ride of late for Greece and its baffled citizens. There was cash shortage, with pictures of pensioners sobbing beside barren ATMs, followed by the plebiscite on the latestEuropean Union lifeline, which was rejected. Then came the ...
 Quadrant Online5 days ago

Pitfalls of passion

There is a lovely passage in James Joyce`s `Ulysses` which gives the readers a rather unusual insight into racism. Stephen Dedalus, a protagonist of the novel had just joined a school in his hometown Dublin as a young teacher, and was being teased ...
 Kangla Online1 week ago
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