The powers and authorities of the physical universe show us the origins of human rights. The highest of these, the right to choose, points to the best form of government.
A few nights each month, some distant thought comes to the shore of my consciousness like a huge wave approaching from far out at sea. As my sleep shallows, the wave rises up in a great breaker and crashes down in a rushing, jumble of thoughts and I have to run to my desk and capture them for if I…Continue reading How My Insights Come at Me
One of the interesting things the human mind can do is to use abstractions. We can think and talk of carrots and crops. Carrots are real physical things. You can eat one. The word “Crops”, on the other hand, means plants grown to be harvested.”Crops” is an abstract idea that covers all kinds of things. But you can’t eat an…Continue reading Abstraction: a Legislative Trap