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Growing up is hard to do... #SoulBecomingNous #CompletionofReason #MindfromWithout (θύραθεν νοῦς) #AntecedentCauses
"One who is truly humble does not humble himself shamefully and unworthily, groveling on his knees, throwing himself prone on the ground, wearing the clothing of those who are destitute, and covering himself with dust."—Origen #SoulBecomingNous
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“The process of #rationalization central to #capitalism has required the creation of an intermediate stratum comprising the specialists of this rationalization, as #administrators, #technicians, #scientists, #educators. The very complexity of not... Image
... only the #technology but the social system has made it essential that this stratum be large and, over time, expanding.The funds that have been used to support it have been drawn from the global surplus, as extracted through entrepreneurs and states. In this elementary but ...
... fundamental sense these #cadres have therefore been part of the #bourgeoisie whose claim to participation in the sharing-out of the surplus has been given precise ideological form in the twentieth-century concept of #HumanCapital. Having relatively little real capital to ...
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It is two months to the publication of @lisabortolotti's The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs (@OUPPhilosophy) and we will tweet a weekly quote from it to get you interested... #EpistInnocence2020 /1
"The core idea is a provocation: what if some epistemically irrational #beliefs have a role to play in securing active engagement with our surrounding physical and social environment, and can help restore such an engagement after a critical disruption?" #EpistInnocence2020 /2
"We should make room for the possibility that the reporting of distorted #memory beliefs is for the person with #Alzheimer’s disease a means to averting a breakdown in epistemic functionality at a critical time." #EpistInnocence2020 /3
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