Daily Archives: January 2, 2011

Novelist David Foster Wallace on Free Will v. Fatalism (Determinism)

For those a bit obsessed (as I am) about the implications that underlie the free will v. determinism/fatalism debate, it might be comforting to know that the now deceased author of Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace, was also enamored of the topic. The evidence … Continue reading

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America + Rule By and For the Rich = Democratic Plutocracy

Over the past decade in the United States, why hasn’t income-based resentment politics been a broader cultural phenomenon? In other words, why don’t the working and middle classes hate the rich in more obvious ways than they do? Is it that they have … Continue reading

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