Archive for March 2020

The Values of a Market Society

Continued from previous post on Subjectivity Concealed in Index Numbers. Because modern epistemology rejects values as being just opinions, and only accepts facts as knowledge, values have be to disguised in the shape of facts. What better way to do this than by embodying them in cold hard and indisputable numbers? This post discussed how the … Continue reading »

Posted March 23, 2020 by behaveeco in Blogs

Errors of Empiricism 4

Empiricism holds that observations are all that we have. We cannot penetrate through the observations to the hidden reality which generates these observations. Here is a picture which illustrates the empiricist view of the world: The wild and complex reality generates signals which we observe using our five senses. The aspects of reality which we … Continue reading »

Posted March 14, 2020 by behaveeco in Blogs

Thinking about Thinking 3

When we think about epistemology (theory of knowledge), then we are doing meta-thinking. That is, we are thinking about thoughts people have, which they think is “knowledge”.  Because there are many many wrong ideas, and very few right ideas, we must learn to think critically. Unless we do so, our thoughts will be captured by … Continue reading »

Posted March 11, 2020 by behaveeco in Blogs