I have added a section on John Nash and the "Nash Equilibrium" in the essay on Social Dilemmas. While doing this, I added a new game (as in "Game Theory"), "The Traveler's Dilemma", that illustrates the difficulties.
My latest essay is about "justice" in the U.S.A. or the lack thereof
. It is called "The Devil is in the Details: The Forfeiture Example of American 'Justice'" and is an easy read.
Want to take an online course in Philosophy?
Check out Pathways to Philosophy where you can take distance learning and/or read online books on philosophy. Other neat things there include an option for asking a philosopher a question.
A new game has been added to the Social Dilemma Games -- The Centipede Game
You must check it out. This one will drive you crazy as there seems to be no way to win. Well then why not just try to lose? Go to the Social Dilemma Games and Puzzles page.
A handy tool for those that find it very difficult to identify the Republican species from the Democrat species, "How to Tell a Democrat from a Republican" is now on-line. Thanks to AMPOL (no longer on line) and Spin Tech Magazine (no longer on line) for publishing earlier versions.
My views on the close connection between Liberty and Private Property
A site that elaborates on the ways the government has found to take the citizens' properties -- as well as their rights --, FATAL BLINDNESS.
Several chapters of the book with the same title are available for the download.
Now listed on The Big Eye, , a great compilation of interesting links!
John L. Jackley's book, Hill Rat
Mr. Jackley, the author of the fascinating book on the workings of Congress, as seen through the eyes of a "Hill Rat", has granted permission for me to display a chapter of his book. As a representative chapter, I chose "The Favor Factory". Check it out!
Wow! A Search Engine for this somewhat overgrown web site! Hope you like it.
Latest "Pearl of Wisdom" discovered:
"There are no tyrants, there are only slaves." -- Anselme Bellegarrigue (from an article by Arthur Lehning in *Dictionary of the History of Ideas*, Volume 1, "Anarchism".) Also see Bibliothéque Libertaire, for the quote in French, which translates (per Google) to: "You believed so far that there were tyrants? And well! you were mistaken, it has only slaves there where no one does not obey, nobody orders."