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Knowledge and Opinion – Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. PART 1 All men, Aristotle said, by nature desire to know. It may not be true that, born with that native...

Hypocrisy in the Northam Affair

BY EARL H. TILFORD Late breaking news on Friday, February 1 revolved around a supposed 1984 medical school party photo of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam...

If some life is not worth living …

EUNIE SMITH, EAGLE FORUM Governor Northam of Virginia has confronted Americans with the “life not worth living” mantra. It preceded the Holocaust in Nazi Germany....

Truth and Right Invariably the Same—John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Nature and truth, or rather truth and right are invariably the same in all times and in all places; and...

Part 3: The Nature of Knowledge: The Problem of Knowledge, Universal Skepticism, A Realistic Theory of Knowledge

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE (Con't) The Problem of Knowledge The ordinary person does not question that...

The Nature of Knowledge: Convictions Based on Sense Perception, Convictions Based on Our Intellect, Different Classes of Truths

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART TWO Convictions Based on Sense Perception Convictions...

The Problem of Knowledge

A Brief Introduction to Epistemology, Part 1 THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Knowledge is a primary fact of human life and experience. Everyone understands...

The Nature of Knowledge: Fundamental Ideas, Truth and Error, The Motive of Certitude

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGEA Brief Introduction to Epistemology by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART ONE Fundamental Ideas Truth and Error The Motive of Certitude THE NATURE OF...

Secretary Sebelius Ignorant of the Constitution?

GEOFFREY SURTEES, ACLJ Last Thursday, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, appeared at a full committee hearing of the House Education and Workforce...

Big Brother, the Internet, and Your Right of Privacy

BY ALAN CARUBA Most Americans assume that they have a right of privacy guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and, while several of the Bill of...

The “What If?” of John Edwards

BY ALAN CARUBA So much in life depends on the “what ifs.” When it comes to American politics, however, the outcomes can be disastrous. It’s...

A Question of Self-Interest

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III "Don't Tax you. Don't Tax me. Tax that man behind the tree." - Senator Russell Long The interest rate on student loans...

Adler on Knowledge and Opinion

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Question: Is there such a thing as knowledge, or is everything a matter of opinion? Our picture of the world...

Knowledge and Opinion – Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. PART 1 All men, Aristotle said, by nature desire to know. It may not be true that, born with that native...

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Destroying the environment to save it

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Thank Goodness Dr. Fauci Does Not Run NASA

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Prioritizing climate over pandemics

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID~ As of May 20, the United States...

Honoring Their Gift

BY T.F. STERN Gratitude is an interesting human trait.  We say thank you when somebody does something nice for us or gives us a present;...