Philosophy & Theology

How to Defeat Ingsoc

August 15, 2015 Ray Blank 0

Imagine you are confronted with a society run by left-wing fascist elitists. They are determined to fix the problems of mankind – which also means fixing you. They routinely monitor the thoughtcrimes of their enemies, […]

Philosophy & Theology

Subverting Subversion

August 9, 2015 Ray Blank 5

If I encounter the enemies of my enemy, should I consider them my friends? If a statement is not not false, does that make it true? Propositional logic gives an affirmative answer to the second […]

Philosophy & Theology

Fear of the Happy Dystopia

June 5, 2015 Ray Blank 4

When the team announced that dystopias would be the topic of their next meetup, I instantly thought of three classics of dystopian literature: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell; and […]