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Why Religion Matters by Huston Smith
Why Religion Matters by Huston Smith
Smith is a gifted writer and historian, and his comprehensive grasp of the often dizzying myriad of religious beliefs and thinkers throughout recorded history allows him to make compelling connections throughout centuries and across cultures. Unfortunately, as a philosopher of science, Smith is woefully out of touch with much of the current debate, and his criticisms misrepresent the scope of arguments about the role and meaning of science, and his discussions here contribute little that is new or significant. Indeed, the threats he believes that "scientism" represents are largely the result of his own failure to distinguish technical methodology from people.
Most troubling, however,… Read more
Pop Internationalism by Paul Krugman
Pop Internationalism by Paul Krugman
The problem the Krugman is trying to point out, and the reality that the reviewer from salem simply doesn't want to face, is that just because you are skilled as an autoworker doesn't mean the economy is always going to value your skills or even have a job for you. Saying that an industry MUST keep all its autoworker jobs, even when productivity is up and demand is down, is litterally the same thing as saying that consumers must buy cars they don't want relative to other goods they could have bought. And that's ludicrous. As happens when demand is so variable and technological change is so fast is that certain industries just become less and less dependant on labor. But this is… Read more