Category Archives: Philosophy


Example better than precept

It so happens that it’s the time of the Tibetan New Year, and today’s New York Times Dining & Wine section ran an article that caught my eye: Tibetans’ (Forbidden) Special Treat New York Times – JULIA MOSKIN – Feb … more

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Ignorance is not bliss

Is That All There Is? The New Yorker – JAMES WOOD – Aug 15, 2011 I have a friend, an analytic philosopher and convinced atheist, who told me that she sometimes wakes in the middle of the night, anxiously turning … more

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