Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

The World is Not Hostile

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • The World is Not Hostile


    Hobbes’ declaration that life is “Nasty, brutish and short” is often quoted today (although , completely out of context, it was not unconditionally so) and modern economists may decry the “scarcity of resources”, but this is only one view of the world, and one that has been formed relatively recently in Western history perhaps it is no coincidence that this attitude developed along with philosophies of self interest and social theories of “survival of the fittest” (this is no criticism of Darwin’s theories, just their misapplication to human affairs, as promoted by Herbert Spencer).
    read more


    More...
Working...
X