Monthly Archives: November 2011

Occupy Wall Street

This article discusses the difficulty Occupy Wall Street protestors have had in coming up with a series of demands.  One sees in their meeting minutes the difficulty (and frankly absurdity) of democratic processes that refuse structure.  Coming up with a … Continue reading

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Philosophy jobs

I know that some of our students who are considering graduate school in philosophy are interested in what the job market for philosophers looks like. The broken record spins on — not good. But it is better than the last … Continue reading

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All Saints Day

November 1st was All Saints Day. The Litany of the Saints is almost always sung at the Mass for that day, and it is one of my favorite liturgical practices. The hymn implores the saints to intercede on our behalf. … Continue reading

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