Learning is awesome, dammit

I have three books that I want to finish from last semester. I read parts of them for class or for papers, but didn't have time to read them in full. They are excellent books and deserve to be finished. I mean, look at them: Self/No Self? A collection of essays on the self/no self … Continue reading Learning is awesome, dammit

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Still gabbin’, still podcastin’

I am the worst podcaster ever. Diane and I have recorded 6 podcasts since I last updated my podcast page, and I haven't let you all know! WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN LISTENING TO IN THE ABSENCE OF OUR MELODIOUS GABBING. Your poor, starving ears. So if you're looking for some more explorations about philosophy, theory, … Continue reading Still gabbin’, still podcastin’

Ethics and power in the markeplace

Yesterday it occurred to me that free-market capitalism requires the consumer to be the only ethical player in a rigged, marginalizing system. (I know, dear leftist friends, I'm late to the table again.) Free-market capitalism, with its mantra that "the market will work it out", requires the consumer to play watchdog over companies and corporations, … Continue reading Ethics and power in the markeplace