intellectual

  1. Sabcat

    Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/opinion/intellectual-dark-web.html
  2. imaginethat

    Trump's abortion gaffe highlights GOP's intellectual dishonesty

    In terms of consistency of application, Trump had a point ... until he changed his mind, sorta. However, the gap between the GOP platform and GOP reality, such as it is, is huge. Trump's abortion gaffe highlights GOP's intellectual dishonesty: Ruth Marcus | OregonLive.com
  3. skews13

    Scalia Was An Intellectual Phony Please Stop Calling Him A Brilliant Jurist

    George Orwell once noted that when an English politician dies “his worst enemies will stand up on the floor of the House and utter pious lies in his honour.” Antonin Scalia was neither English, nor technically speaking a politician, but a similar tradition can be witnessed in the form of the...
  4. B

    Intelligent people's brains wired differently to those with fewer intellectual abilit

    Intelligent people's brains wired differently to those with fewer intellectual abilities, says study | Science | News | The Independent This was in contrast to the significantly lower brain connectivity of people who scored high in “negative” traits such a drug abuse, anger, rule-breaking and...
  5. Jimmyb

    Just a Reminder About the Intellectual Capacity of Liberals

    Just a few notables from the weekend. Just when you thought the global warming histrionics could not get anymore bizarre, this from CNN anchor, Deb Feyerick, interviewing Bill Nye the Science Guy while speaking about an asteroid that will pass close to Earth on the 15th of February: Talk...
  6. NPR

    Intellectual Backer Of Insurance Mandate Faults Alternatives

    An MIT economist revs up his estimating machine to argue that the leading mandate replacements, such as penalties for people who delay buying insurance, wouldn't do nearly as much to address the twin problems of coverage and cost. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us Source npr.org. Click...
  7. C

    Does an Intellectual Life Endanger Peace of Mind?

    Does an Intellectual Life Endanger Peace of Mind? Few individuals discover and display a talent, a personal resonance that can truly excite public appreciation. Those who do display such a resonance are truly rewarded. However, I am not particularly interested in those few but I am...
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    Hey! Get an Intellectual Hobby

    Hey! Get an Intellectual Hobby My experience leads me to conclude that there is a world of difference in picking up a fragment of knowledge here and there versus seeking knowledge for an answer to a question of significance. There is a world of difference between taking a stroll in the woods...
  9. C

    Is ideology the bane of intellectual sophistication in the US?

    Is ideology the bane of intellectual sophistication in the US? Marx is perhaps the first intellectual of great stature to coin the word “ideology” and to study its epistemological foundations. Marx makes it clear that ideology is an important aspect of all societies and especially for a...
  10. C

    Intellectual Epiphany: Know what I Mean?

    Intellectual Epiphany: Know what I Mean? Have you ever had a similar experience? Carl Sagan is said to have made the remark that “Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.” I suspect that it might be important for a young person to experience that kind of ecstasy resulting from an...
  11. C

    Jerry Seinfeld, Meryl Strep, and Intellectual Sophistication

    Jerry Seinfeld, Meryl Strep, and Intellectual Sophistication The Jerry Seinfeld Show is perhaps the most popular rerun comic show on TV. I suspect that I have seen every episode of that show at least twice. The four characters Jerry, George, Crammer, and Elaine work together marvelously...
  12. CNN

    Zelizer: Will 'intellectual' label hurt Obama?

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    Intellectual: Largely Social Critique

    Intellectual: Largely Social Critique All thought is saturated with egocentric and sociocentric presuppositions. That is, all thought contains highly motivating bias centered in the self or in ideologies such as political, religious, and economic theories. Some individuals are conscious of...
  14. alias

    Intellectual Confusion On Terror

    Intellectual confusion on terror TODAY'S EDITORIAL July 23, 2006 Two days ago, the New York Times suggested an out-of-character response to dealing with the crisis in the Middle East should the U.N. Security Council fail to enforce Resolution 1559, which requires Hezbollah to disarm. "If...
  15. BlackKrishna

    9/11: Amnesty Intellectual (It's about time.)

    In pictures President Bush looks very relaxed at his Crawford ranch, while the people of the United States and the rest of the World are frightened and confused: what's going to happen next? How come we have no predictability? How come we have no idea what's going on? With 9/11 coming up...