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About insigniff

I'm a curiously sniffing rodent, lurking around and investigating whatever catches my attention.

In case anyone’s wondering…

To anyone who is reading this or has read any of my previous posts, please accept my apologies for not updating in a while. There has been other things on my mind, and through experimenting with blogging as a means … Läs mer

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Impressions of a Debate about the Naturalistic Fallacy

It surprised me that i hadn’t come across this video before, featuring a debate between a fascinating selection of speakers, about the relation between facts and values. If you read my earlier post ”Can ethics be moved in the direction … Läs mer

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I came across this post on Less Wrong, presenting some techniques to aid productivity. I thought this might be appropriate in preparation for the upcoming school start, and would like to give my personal account on what has helped me … Läs mer

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Philosophy babble: my personal inquiry to formal logic

Since my previous entry on ethics was better received than expected (i didn’t really anticipate any noticing), i now feel tempted to write another entry on the subject of philosophy. This time down the path of logic, but beware that … Läs mer

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Can ethics be moved in the direction of becoming scientific?

In this post, i would like to submit an essay on moral philosophy that i wrote last year as part of a philosophy class. Since i didn’t reach a coherent conclusion, the title is set as a question, rather evasively … Läs mer

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Thoughts on compulsory education

Although i do accept the premise that mandatory education acts as a demotivational force, destroying creativity, i have seen counterexamples where the demands of the educational system lift individuals to accomplish what lethargy and indolence otherwise prevent them from doing. … Läs mer

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The example but not the story

I’ve been catching myself repeatedly under pressure that i need to post something to this blog. It almost makes me regret starting it in the first place, since i never intended it as a regular activity or chore. I keep … Läs mer

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