Though both are reprehensible, in my opinion, there are pragmatic instances in which lying is worse than truthful misleading. These are hinted in vernacular distinctions made between “lies” and “white lies.” In the dictionary definition, “white lies” are given to be “harmless.” … Continue reading
We consider, herein, objections to the first premise (P1) put forth in the “Experience Machine” experiment delineated by Robert Nozick in his influential treatise, Anarchy, State, and Utopia. The objections are that P1, a conditional (and the overall argument by extension) … Continue reading
The answer to the question “What is art?” is contingent on a set of aesthetic judgements. It strikes me that Plato’s notion of forms and criteria for identifying and/or judging objects to be instantiations of those idealizations is impractical. Philosopher … Continue reading
The broad objective of this discourse is to change the way teachers and students think about onsite and online education—leading to ways that improve upon contemporary pedagogical practice and banishing the notion that one form is inferior to the other. Click … Continue reading
This paper advocates for engaging uses of Twitter (or similar clients or services) in the classroom. We cover how to use it efficaciously, and why the very notion of class participation needs to be redefined. Nominally, “class participation” is at … Continue reading
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In the hospitality industry, Tyler Christian and Liz Sidbury are classified as seasonal employees.
Meyer views humor as unifying or divisive–hence the “double-edged sword” reference. … Continue reading
I’ll begin anecdotally in the build-up to my assertions.
I’ve commented elsewhere on Wiki Wars (aka “Editing Wars”), Wikipedia’s response–or reaction–in imposing their Five Pillars Policy, and the usefulness of the Talk and Contributions tabs in determining the credibility of an article.