Philosophy

Total 14 Posts
Discussing the future of Canada

Tolerance: Liberalism and its Limitations

Karl Popper's paradox of tolerance suggests that for a society to remain tolerant, it must be intolerant of the forces that threaten it. The concept may resonate on its face, yet reveals a significant philosophical error in modern liberalism — it is missing a central principle.

Asabiyyah: Nationalism and Social Cohesion

People groups are shaped by the land they inhabit just as they shape it with their habitations. The climate, fertility and topography of an area all shape the character of its people.

What is Freedom?

Many consider individualism to be the basis of freedom. However, the idea of freedom cannot be considered without taking one's community into account.

The Incoherence of Individualism

Most modern liberal thought has its roots in Enlightenment philosophy: "I think, therefore I am". But can "I" think in a vacuum?

The Myth of Progress

What evidence is there that the cracks are beginning to form on this long ascent to a brighter tomorrow? To quoth the Seekers, “The Carnival is over”. The fundamental reality is that infinite growth is impossible upon a finite planet.

Critique of Modern Psycho-Political Theory

"The category of “conservative” seems to be better defined as “not-liberal"

The Need For Conviction

The religious zealotry of Progressives is regarded by Conservatives with derision. But that passion is precisely what has propelled the former to power.
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