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November 02, 2010


Paul Sagar

Socrates: "The unexamined life is not worth living"

Liver of unexamined life: "Yeah, how the fuck would you know?"


"The notion of democracy as preference aggregation can conflict with the notion of democracy as an idealized rational discourse."

Yes, well, OK. But the latter notion is a silly one, only held by people who've spent too long in places like Harvard and Oxford and who refuse to think about - as oppose to simply read - what they find in things like newspapers.


A further paradox is to ask whether anyone is really interested in the philospohical question or are really grateful for an opportunity to see a photograph of Rosie Webster in her underwear.


.. sorry, what?

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