Category Archives: evolution

Politics of Survival | Planomenology

Politics of Survival | Planomenology.  Find myself in huge disagreement with the pan-naturalisation and -normalisation of the supposed ‘struggle for survival’.  The perception that such a struggle exists and persists across zoe is an ongoing outcome of our Western Graeco-Judaeo-Christian … Continue reading

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Being and Time – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Being and Time – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  There’s so much here that’s hard to compress into a succinct account. ” our aim in the following treatise is to work out the question of the sense of being and to … Continue reading

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Entity realism – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Entity realism – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  So, real entities have real empirically-experimentally experienceable effects?

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Max Weber – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Max Weber – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Weber is my favourite among the three grandfathers of sociology.  ‘Elective affinities’, ideas to which people subscribe, for me include the idea of election, selection by another name, that paved the way and … Continue reading

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YouTube – Das Rad

YouTube – Das Rad.  Says it all… (as seen from a particular perspective)

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Stories and/as theories: Procrustes, ‘progress’, and plate tectonics

Think stories and theories about things are rather like plate tectonics.  (Or lava lamps.)  They emerge and drift about the earth’s surface and bash into each other with various consequences.  Procrustes stretched or shrank (!) travellers on his bed (cut … Continue reading

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