Category Archives: Evolution

Where Is Fancy Bred? • Comment 1

Re: Artem Kaznatcheev • Labyrinth : Fitness Landscapes As Mazes, Not Mountains A species in progress, with its naturally evolved organs of sensitivity, effectivity, and discernment, in its trials to learn the properties of its environment, cannot be expected to … Continue reading

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Basal Ingredients Of Society • ℞

THE SOCIAL COMPACT If then we discard from the social compact what is not of its essence, we shall find that it reduces itself to the following terms: “Each of us puts his person and all his power in common … Continue reading

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Basal Ingredients Of Society • 7

Re: Diane Ravitch • Help the ACLU Sue the State of Nevada to Stop Vouchers Vouchers are a tool for injecting a viral species of market dynamics — the dynamics of private individuals competing in a zero-sum game for individual … Continue reading

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Basal Ingredients Of Society • 6

Re: Diane Ravitch • Help the ACLU Sue the State of Nevada to Stop Vouchers Until very recently, beginning with the perverse promotion of corporate curricula, state and federal governments have never had “the power to require children to receive … Continue reading

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Basal Ingredients Of Society • 5

Re: Diane Ravitch • Help the ACLU Sue the State of Nevada to Stop Vouchers Religion is a private business. If religious establishments wish to remain free of accountability to the government of the people as a whole — just … Continue reading

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Basal Ingredients Of Society • 4

Re: Diane Ravitch • Why Douglas County, Colorado, Vouchers Were Ruled Unconstitutional Freedom of religion depends on the separation of church and state. That’s what they taught us back in the last millennium, even in Texas, maybe even especially in … Continue reading

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Basal Ingredients Of Society • 3

Re: Michael Hays • How to Fix the College Debt Problem Once we are clear about the principles that govern the role of education in a democratic society then we can begin to reason out optimal ways of providing for … Continue reading

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