Just to be clear, you're saying there's only one problem worth talking about and it can be solved by the application of simple logic, and all other discussions are wastes of time. Do I have that right? And this other problem is so important that you neglected to say clearly in your comment what it is. Is it competition? Environmentalism? I've written about all of that too (links below).

What I find is that all problems are connected. Take the damage we're doing to the environment. This is primarily a modern problem, so what are the causes of modernity? Modernity started in Europe which was initially a bastion of Christendom, so that can lead to the sort of questions I take up in this article. Is Christianity a myth or a fraud? Or has the myth been badly misunderstood?

It's like the game of six degrees of separation. If you're curious and informed enough, you can find connections between any two problems. So I'm not sure how helpful your puritanical approach is.

You may also be more optimistic than me about the relevance of profound solutions. I tend to think enlightenment is fitting only for a minority of social outsiders. The herd is too busy being dumbly happy to focus on solving fundamental problems or on applying the solutions.




Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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