Daily Archives: November 9, 2016

Two incompatible sacred values in American universities…


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Date: November 09, 2016

01) “Two incompatible sacred values in American universities” Jon Haidt, Hayek Lecture Series


“On October 6, 2016, Professor Jonathan Haidt gave a Hayek Lecture at Duke. The event was co-sponsored by the programs in the History of Political Economy (HOPE), Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE), and American Values and Institutions (AVI). The event was open to the public, but also served as a guest lecture in Professor Jonathan Anomaly’s PPE course.

Professor Haidt argues that conflicts arise at many American universities today because they are pursuing two potentially incompatible goals: truth and social justice. While Haidt thinks both goals are important, he maintains that they can come into conflict.

According to some versions of social justice, whenever we observe a disparity of outcomes between races, genders, or other groups, we should infer that injustice has been done. Haidt challenges this view of social justice and shows how it sometimes leads to violations of truth, and even justice.

Haidt concludes that universities should be free to pursue whatever goals – truth or social justice – they want, but that they should make it clear which of these two goals is their “telos” – their highest purpose. He ends with a discussion of his initiative, HeterodoxAcademy.org, to bring more viewpoint diversity to universities in order to improve research and learning.”

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Dr. Jordan B. Peterson: Maps of Meaning…


Date: November 09, 2016

01) Maps of Meaning: Suggested Readings & Russian Translation

02) Maps of Meaning PDF

“Maps of Meaning is a call to religious awakening, for the modern mind. It details what I have come to understand as the proper and profound alternative to ideological possession on the right and left alike and the madness such possession produces. Writing Maps of Meaning compromised my health and, sometimes, my sanity. It deals with the horrors of Auschwitz and the Stalinist nightmare, and the evil that lurks forever in the human soul. It’s a very difficult, frightening book.”

Haven’t read this yet, but it sounds interesting.

Donald Trump Wins US Presidential Election…


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Date: November 09, 2016

01) Donald Trump Wins US Presidential Election


“Donald J. Trump: “I’ve just received a call from Sec. Hillary Clinton. She congratulated us on our victory, and I congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign.”

I wont be celebrating Trump’s win…

…But I will be celebrating Hillary’s loss.

Too much entitlement…and too much arrogance with the “it’s my turn” chip on her shoulder…

…She got deservedly spanked.

If only her stooges hadn’t cheated Bernie…

…Karma.

…Oh no, it is not your turn, Hillary…It likely never will be.

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Anyone But Hillary…


Date: November 09, 2016

01) Anyone But Hillary


I wouldn’t exactly call this an extreme correction…but there is little doubt in my mind, that we’ve been getting unwillingly dragged into extreme directions for so long…that when the pendulum swings in the other direction…we just end up at another extreme.

Donald Trump is the middle finger to government…That is the extreme, this time around.

This isn’t really a win…It’s an act of desperation, from an abused and neglected U.S. public.