I posted the following on my Facebook account last night ‘Thinking “economistically,” as we have done now for thirty years, is not intrinsic to humans. There was a time when we ordered our lives differently.’ – Tony Judt A friend of mine challenged me to provide some analysis, so here I provide some. Tony… Continue reading Tony Judt on Society
I was introduced to Montaigne when I was 18. I hope to sometime run into the man who introduced me to this work. He sold the stories very well to me, and I devoured the book. He comments in his essays about the absolute range of human endeavour, from frienship, to torture, to sex, to… Continue reading Montaigne
This question has fascinated me for some time. I’ve often wondered if the reason we behave altruistically is due to some underlying selfish reasons. I have to add something to this, just because someone is aware of a high level fact such as this, doesn’t mean that any of the things that may be explained… Continue reading Why do most people behave Ethically?