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New Posts from Violence Prevention Blog
- A Riot Is The Language Of The Unheard - As you surely know, riots have broken out in Baltimore after years of police killing people in... read more
- Cogito Ergo Sum Liber - I am currently reading The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Hum... read more
- So Many Good People In Prison: Inmates Rescue Guard - In a previous post, Man Fac... read more
New Posts from World Poverty Blog
- Most Inmates Are Mentally Ill - In a previous post, "Guilty until proven innocent, or innocent until proven guilty...", it was revealed that mo... read more
- Is this offensive? - I believe I fully support the #BlackLivesMatter movement. (Cue Macklemore's song "White Privilege" to explain why I don't want to pat myself on the back too vigorously here.) I agree that those who try to switch it with or even criticize it with "... read more
- Guilty until proven innocent, or innocent until proven guilty--Which do you want? - An article in the New York Review of Books points out that more than 95% of inmates in the USA do not get a trial. That is because of the widesprea... read more
Popular Philosophy Forum Topics Created by Me
How much evidence does it take to believe or to know?
204 replies. Posted August 7th in Epistemology and Metaphysics.
Does Society Need Prisons?
97 replies. Posted February 28th in Philosophy of Politics.
Live as a coward or die as a hero?
86 replies. Posted April 29th in Ethics and Morality.
Incompetence to Consent
70 replies. Posted June 03rd in Philosophy of Politics.
How do you feel about vengeance?
45 replies. Posted March 19th in Ethics and Morality.
Is faith synonymous with self-delusion?
27 replies. Posted May 16th in Epistemology and Metaphysics.