I'm a philosophy professor at the University of Lethbridge in Southern Alberta, Canada. I specialize in philosophy of war, game theory, contractarianism, and theodicy (the Problem of Evil). I am bald, fat, and ugly, but my wife loves me, so I don't care.
It’s one of the oldest tricks in the books, and university administrators have learned to play it with panache. Professor X says or writes something politically incorrect. The media asks for comment, and the dean or president answers, quite correctly,… Read More ›
What fascinates me about Speakeasies was the mingling between and relative equality of rich, poor, women, men, black and white. These illicit clubs helped with the momentum and success of civil rights movements. The current Prohibition with its categories of prohibited… Read More ›
I’ve already commented in this blog that behind my wife’s blonde exterior there be dragons. Not in the sense that she’s any more dangerous than the Lilith of the Apocrypha. Rather it’s the quirky things that attract her considerable research… Read More ›
For those of you who’ve been following this blog long enough to have detected a gradual drift from my erstwhile Marxist roots towards the Alt-Right, be advised that I’ve just taken leave of both my wife and my senses and… Read More ›