Words Shape our World

Nominalism: the philosophical doctrine that general or abstract words do not stand for objectively existing entities and that universals are no more than names assigned to them. Compare “conceptualism”, “realism” [1830-1840’s] Webster’s College Dictionary In “Nominalism: The Engine of Lies”, journalist Kenneth LaFave in the Epoch Times explores and explains a word I hadn’t seenContinue reading “Words Shape our World”

America: the Last Stand?

At the risk of sounding corny. God bless America. This weekend marks the celebration of July 4th, 1776, our founding day of Independence from the British crown here in the new frontier called America. A free country ensconced in Liberty and individual freedom and responsibility attached to that freedom. A new concept of Western thought;Continue reading “America: the Last Stand?”