Skip to main content

Science, Mind, and Limits of Understanding  :  Information Clearing House - ICH

Science, Mind, and Limits of Understanding  :  Information Clearing House - ICH



Honesty should lead us to
concede, I think, that we understand little
more today about these matters than the
Spanish physician-philosopher Juan Huarte
did 500 years ago when he distinguished the
kind of intelligence humans shared with
animals from the higher grade that humans
alone possess and is illustrated in the
creative use of language, and proceeding
beyond that, from the still higher grade
illustrated in true artistic and scientific
creativity. Nor do we even know whether
these are questions that lie within the
scope of human understanding, or whether
they fall among what Hume took to be
Nature’s ultimate secrets, consigned to
“that obscurity in which they ever did and
ever will remain.”




Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Torture, Murder and Donald Trump    :  Information Clearing House - ICH

Torture, Murder and Donald Trump    :  Information Clearing House - ICH

Torture,
Murder and Donald Trump

By Patrick
Martin



February
11, 2016 "Information
Clearing House
"
-
"WSWS"

Only four days
after his public defense of torture and “a hell of a
lot worse” in US military-intelligence
interrogations, billionaire Donald Trump added
assassination to his foreign policy arsenal as well.
Speaking Wednesday on the “CBS This Morning”
program, Trump said that his solution to the US
conflict with North Korea over its nuclear weapons
program would be to eliminate North Korean leader
Kim Jong-un.


“I would
get China to make that guy disappear in one form or
another very quickly,” Trump told interviewer Norah
O’Donnell. When she followed up by asking if that
meant having Kim Jong-un assassinated, Trump
replied, “Well, I’…