Michael Ruse update: “Morality is just an aid to survival and reproduction… | Uncommon Descent

. . . And any deeper meaning is illusory.” Reader Ken Francis, author with Theodore Dalrymple of The Terror of Existence: From Ecclesiastes to Theatre of the Absurd, read our piece on Darwinian philosopher Michael Ruse explaining why he is not a new atheist. He thought other readers might be interes

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Climate Change Action Would Kill Imperialism

American political power is based on fossil fuels, and the US military is the engine that consumes those fuels to produce that power. So long as there is an American political elite that craves lucrative personal prestige and the ability to dominate internationally, the US economy will be fossil-fueled capitalism that maintains the military colossus that enables and protects those elite ambitions. More

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With Scores Dead and 1,000+ Missing in California Fires, New Study Warns Cities Will Soon Face Up to Six Climate Disasters at Once

“We cannot accept the tragic loss of life and displacement from these wildfires as the new normal. We must honor the victims now by fighting for a better and safer tomorrow.”

Source: With Scores Dead and 1,000+ Missing in California Fires, New Study Warns Cities Will Soon Face Up to Six Climate Disasters at Once

Can a neo-communist platform come into existence?

https://redfortyeight.com/2018/11/20/marxism-a-giant-lacuna-of-any-real-platform-socialism-utopian-and-scientific-wikipedia/

It is surprising to suddenly realize the ‘hand with two deuces’ that is the marxist platform, essentially a flawed, incomplete form of crypto-propaganda masquerading as scientific theory. Surely Marx understood this was ‘bluff’. The distinction of utopian versus scientific socialism collapses completely as we examine the basically mythological economic historicism of Marx in his later works such as Capital.
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