Vices and Virtues of Tradition

The process of growth and self-improvement for the individual is to a large extent dependent on following the tracks of others who have come further in life. Early childhood is highly reliant on such imitation, to learn how to walk, speak, read, etc., and likewise must one in many cases seek out help from professionals … Continue reading Vices and Virtues of Tradition

The Mill Fallacy and the Importance of Investigating Heterodox Ideas

If one legitimately wants to seek out the truth, one ought to investigate a myriad of different ideas and viewpoints. The natural biases, fallacies and irrationality of man, however, present many hinders arduous to overcome on this venture. We have a tendency to look for data confirming our own theories (confirmation bias), present the other … Continue reading The Mill Fallacy and the Importance of Investigating Heterodox Ideas