The Problem of Induction, Totalitarianism, Saint Month
David Hume and the Problem of Induction. Hume was no friend of religion, but he didn’t tolerate the arrogance of science. In that, religiously-minded people have a friend in this scoffing skeptic.
Totalitarianism in Modern Democracies. Can a democracy be totalitarian? Oh, yes, absolutely. Even more so, in a lot of ways because everyone assumes you can’t be a totalitarian against yourself and a democracy is just us governing ourselves, right? No.
October is a great saint month. This first week of October brings us two heavyweights: Therese Lisieux and St. Francis of Assisi.