Month: April 2023


The fallacy of self-exclusion is an old saw in philosophy. Common example? Intolerance of intolerance. Or, “There’s no place for hate at the University of Fill-in-the-Blank!”, except of course for our hatred of haters. Or, “Our mandate is a university… Read More ›


The cost of saying something false or stupid is usually minor. But the cost of retraction can be bankrupting. We’ve already seen this with Dean Letts’ and Jagmeet Singh’s going off half-cocked over the Kamloops ‘revelations’. But the Linda Beardy… Read More ›