Define Your Terms

When philosophizing about the world, it is very important to define your terms. One term that is constantly misused is “capitalism.” Michael Moore, for example, in Capitalism: A Love Story, rants for an entire movie against the banking industry and profit motive in general, all under the broad term “capitalism.” The problem is that Moore…

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Futility Closet…

is a really great website dealing with quirky intellectual topics of trivia and oddities. Here are two great examples of the cool content that can be found on the site: For any convex polyhedron, vertices – edges + faces = 2 In 1988, readers of the Mathematical Intelligencer judged this the world’s second most beautiful theorem —…

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