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tacocat  ·  1163 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Wired | Sam Harris and the Myth of Perfectly Rational Thought

I was just pointing out that he exists. He seems like the USA Today of armchair academic philosophers who philosophise outside their area of expertise





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nil  ·  1163 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I thought so too, until Bill Gates declared it his favourite book of all time. Clearly you can be a billionaire yet remain very ignorant of certain things.

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tacocat  ·  1163 days ago  ·  link  ·  

No and based on your statement I was assuming it was a history. I'm disappointed it's not a history of hundreds of years of European history based on a class he took in the sixties. I was expecting this

But serious and starring Immanuel Kant, the Founding Fathers and Isaac Newton

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