Karl Popper

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Name: Karl Popper
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Achilles Heel of the West

“The Open Society and Its Enemies,” Karl Popper once titled his book, written in his New Zealand exile during the totalitarian horror of Nazi Europe. Strangely and sadly, that topic is as relevant and virulent today as it was back then.Yes, we have learned ... [Published The Globalist - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to a Friend: About Methods of Effective Reasoning – By Ibraheem A. Waziri

Thanks again my Good Friend,I am actually interested in System Thinking from my background knowledge of System Analysis and Design in Computer Science. In that I agree much with the school of thought by Herbert Spencer (1820 -1903CE), which sees circumstances ... [Published Nigeria Village Square - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Misperceptions About Hayek: A Response To Soros

Summary Hayek is famous, but he is generally misunderstood. His enormous body of interdisciplinary work is highly regarded by experts in diverse fields, but is mostly unknown to the general public. In an article recently published by Seeking Alpha, ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why I Agree With (Some Of) Friedrich Hayek

Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from a speech made at the Cato Institute in 2011. It remains as important and relevant today as it was then and is republished with permission.Friedrich Hayek is generally regarded as the apostle of a brand of economics ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Karl Popper – Against authorities

Wikimedia Commonsby Federico N. FernándezSeptember 17th 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Karl Popper’s death. Popper was indeed one of the most important philosophers of the past century, if not the most important of them all. But his popularity was ... [Published Austrian Economics Center - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Think now | Karl Popper , Austrian-British philosopher

Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

A legacy left to us from the brave men of Arnhem

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem - but few veterans remain SIR – A generation of courageous men and women who endured the trials of a world war is passing with increasing rapidity. Soon they will all be gone. That is why every ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Why Climate Science Is Far Too Important to Be Left to Celebrity Pretty Boy Physicists Like Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox is almost certainly the prettiest physicist ever to have appeared on television. A crowded field, I know. But even I would, I suspect, happily married man though I am (and happily married man though he is too), given the right ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Like parachutes, minds work when open

Like parachutes, minds work when openA few thoughts on last Saturday's cartoon. The quotation is by Karl Popper.I am a lifelong registered Democrat.Last Saturday's editorial cartoon treated us to a lone (Republican) climate dissenter shunned by a crowd ... [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Roger Sperry's emergent interactionism

One of the most important contemporary statements of emergence in the philosophy of mind comes from no less illustrious a writer than the Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Roger Sperry . Sperry notes that many neuroscientists hold to the "materialist-behaviorist" ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Almanac: Karl Popper on tolerance

“Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be ... [Published Arts Journal - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Karl Popper, Tolerance
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

More great moments in science (if Twitter had existed)

_ Imagine if all scientists in history could access Twitter. Sounds awful, doesn’t it. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA A month ago, this blog looked at what it might be like . The post was surprisingly popular, and many who read it insisted on seeing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]

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...As the great political theorist Karl Popper said, we should exercise "the right not to tolerate the intolerant. we should claim that any movement preaching intolerance places itself outside the law, and we should consider incitement to intolerance and persecution as criminal, in the same way as we should consider incitement to murder, or to kidnapping, or to the revival of the slave trade, as criminal."

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The Achilles Heel of the West [Published The Globalist - Sep 28 2014]
Letter to a Friend: About Methods of Effective ... [Published Nigeria Village Square - Sep 25 2014]
Misperceptions About Hayek: A Response To Soros [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 25 2014]
Why I Agree With (Some Of) Friedrich Hayek [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 23 2014]
Karl Popper – Against authorities [Published Austrian Economics Center - Sep 17 2014]
Think now | Karl Popper , Austrian-British phil... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Sep 10 2014]
A legacy left to us from the brave men of Arnhem [Published Telegraph - Sep 08 2014]
Why Climate Science Is Far Too Important to Be ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 04 2014]
Letter: Like parachutes, minds work when open [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Sep 03 2014]
It's Still Not the End of History [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 01 2014]
Ukhrul Outrage [Published Kangla Online - Sep 01 2014]
Roger Sperry's emergent interactionism [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
Almanac: Karl Popper on tolerance [Published Arts Journal - Aug 26 2014]
More great moments in science (if Twitter had e... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
Ask the author: Robert Post – Citizens Divided [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 11 2014]
From open source to open government: A critique... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 25 2014]
An astoundingly bit of CAM apologia from the ot... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 19 2014]
Patriarchy as an emergent process [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Jun 04 2014]
Lennart Bengtsson and his media gambit on clima... [Published Uppsalainitiativet - May 29 2014]
Smart Investing is Reality-Based [Published The Big Picture Blog - May 28 2014]
Grand Central: BOJ’s Kuroda Awakening to His Li... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 27 2014]
The open road to oblivion [Published RenewAmerica columns - May 24 2014]
Kuroda, Karl Popper and Learning From Mistakes [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - May 23 2014]
Guest post by Lennart Bengtsson: My view on cli... [Published Uppsalainitiativet - May 21 2014]
Intellectual fascism: respected scientist hound... [Published Sister Toldjah - May 15 2014]
At My Real Job: Education and Entrepreneurship [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - May 13 2014]
Two More Theories To Explain The "Treasury Bond... [Published Zero Hedge - May 07 2014]
How Bank Of America Explains The Treasury Bid: ... [Published Zero Hedge - May 07 2014]
PLATO’S CAVE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: ELITE FAILURE... [Published groundviews - Apr 30 2014]
Conservatives and Climate Policy [Published Power Line - Apr 26 2014]
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Why Climate Science Is Far Too Important to Be ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 04 2014]
Professor Brian Cox is almost certainly the prettiest physicist ever to have appeared on television. A crowded field, I know. But even I would, I suspect, happily married man though I am (and happily married man though he is too), given the right ...
Ask the author: Robert Post – Citizens Divided [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 11 2014]
The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins on the occasion of the publication of Citizens Divided: Campaign Finance Reform & the Constitution by Robert C. Post, with commentaries by Pamela Karlan , Lawrence Lessig ...
From open source to open government: A critique... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 25 2014]
Notions of openness are increasingly visible in a great number of political developments, from activist groups, software projects, political writings and the institutions of government. And yet, there has been very little reflection on what openness ...
An astoundingly bit of CAM apologia from the ot... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 19 2014]
One of the benefits of blogging is that it’s broadened my horizons. Although the vast majority of what I write about happens in my very own country, the United States, nonetheless I frequently learn about things happening in many other countries, some ...
Patriarchy as an emergent process [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Jun 04 2014]
Ben Cobley criticizes the "ideological feminism" of Laurie Penny and others:The idea there is a system perpetuating male privilege seems strange...This theory of patriarchy would be an almost perfect example of what Karl Popper called ‘pseudo-science’ ...
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