[RC] Patrick Deneen and his critque of Liberalism

2018-05-15 Thread Billy Rojas
Highlights added to this excellent book review. The question of contemporary "liberalism" exceeding all kinds of natural principles has been on my mind for some time now. This phenomenon first came to my attention about the period I first learned about sociobiology, which was maybe in

[RC] Welcome to Singapore

2018-06-11 Thread Billy Rojas
[Image result for singapore "red swastika"] [Image result for singapore "red swastika"] [Image result for singapore "red swastika"] [Image result for singapore "red swastika"] -- -- Centroids: The Center of the Radical Centrist Community Google Group:

[RC] Korea symbolism

2018-06-11 Thread Billy Rojas
[Image result for korea swastikas] Jeju, Korea [Image result for korea swastikas] Embassy of South Korea, Moscow [Image result for korea swastikas] Songtan, South Korea Buddhist meeting hall [Image result for korea swastikas] Seoul, South Korea Buddhist temple [Image

[RC] Re: Contract document Re: [ RC ] Gordian knot etc

2018-06-07 Thread Billy Rojas
? Billy --- From: Centroids Sent: Thursday, June 7, 2018 11:14 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Re: Contract document Re: [RC] WTH ??? "blue skies ,blue skies, etc" Hi Billy, Did you not get any of

[RC] Google promotes homosexuality

2018-06-13 Thread Billy Rojas
There is a sort of "preachy" style to the following article that does not appeal to me in the least, and the writer misses a number of examples that would have made his essay more effective, but his point is very well taken and from what I can tell he is accurate in just about everything. If

[RC] Idea

2018-06-13 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: After sending that criticism of Google a thought hit me. Namely: It might be very useful to include a section of the proposed site that features reviews of current -or at least recent- articles critical of homosexuals or homosexuality. Not the complete articles, but short reviews

Re: [RC] Welcome to Singapore -Reply

2018-06-11 Thread Billy Rojas
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[RC] Little joke

2018-06-14 Thread Billy Rojas
What do you say to a teacher of grammar who is very sad and crying? There, they're, their. -- -- Centroids: The Center of the Radical Centrist Community Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/RadicalCentrism Radical Centrism website and blog: http://RadicalCentrism.org --- You

[RC] Re: [ RC ] Idea for website REPLY

2018-06-13 Thread Billy Rojas
lly, a lot of controversy. Anyway, if you think a phone call would be useful, OK with me. Just let me know approximately when you might call so that I can be awake at the time, or at home and not running errands. cheers Billy ____ From: Centroids Sent: Wednesday, Jun

[RC] Re: [ RC ] Reinvention of America viz., "blue skies ,blue skies, nuthin' but blue skies from now on"

2018-06-01 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: You can't be serious. You of all people -because you are, in some ways anyhow, an RC antidote to James Fallows. Or maybe you were exactly that in the past but are not that, any more I say this as a (former) fan of James Fallows, whom I have been reading since some

[RC] WTH ??? "blue skies ,blue skies, nuthin' but blue skies from now on"

2018-06-05 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: I sent two (2) e-mails to you on May 18 each under the heading of "Contract Ideas," the second e-mail adding some new stuff. My "Inbox" shows that you received these e-mails. I believe there was a previous email from a day before that also was headed "Contract Ideas" The 2 emails

Re: Contract document Re: [RC] WTH ??? "blue skies ,blue skies, etc"

2018-06-06 Thread Billy Rojas
doesn't mean I'm not busy; the opposite is the case. Billy From: Centroids Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:27 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas; Ernest Prabhakar Subject: Contract document Re: [RC] WTH ??? "blue skies ,blue skies, nuthin

[RC] Teddy Roosevelt: Radical Centrist ahead of his time

2018-04-26 Thread Billy Rojas
From: Billy Rojas Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Why Teddy Roosevelt Is Popular On Both Sides of the Political Aisle A historian considers the forces that have shaped the Rough Rider’s presidential legacy in the decades since his death nearly 100 years ago

[RC] Belief in God -what the statistics say

2018-04-26 Thread Billy Rojas
20 Percent of Christians Say They Don’t Believe in the God of the Bible BY TYLER O'NEIL APRIL 25, 2018 CHAT 14 COMMENTS

[RC] Not again

2018-04-28 Thread Billy Rojas
This time I was looking for information about the legendary kingdom of Mustang in the Himalayas; the small principality is primarily within the borders of Nepal. Still, I expected some understandable alternative results, maybe an article about wild horses in the American West or about sports

[RC] [ R C] New Way to Think About Solving World’s Biggest Problems: SIMPOL ???

2018-07-03 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Whoa, Nelly. What is remarkable is what was left out of the discussion, social values. The author assumes that "everyone" can be led to agree that "of course" the Leftist view of social issues is all that counts, that we can ignore such issues because the only "real issues" revolve

Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality

2018-02-04 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Fair question; I will give it a try. But it must be said that your 3 -part 'definition' of evil mystifies me. It is an abstraction that, as I see it, misses the character of actual evil. I start with the treatment of evil in the Bible. It is concrete, it is vivid, it cites specifics,

Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality

2018-02-04 Thread Billy Rojas
From: Billy Rojas Sent: Sunday, February 4, 2018 1:42 AM To: Centroids: The Center of the Radical Centrist Community Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality Ernie: Fair question; I will give it a try. But it must be said

Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality

2018-02-04 Thread Billy Rojas
whatever forms it takes. Billy -- From: Centroids <drer...@radicalcentrism.org> Sent: Sunday, February 4, 2018 10:06 PM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality

[RC] [ RC ] Aptitude vs. Achievement / The Problem of Two Cultures

2018-02-09 Thread Billy Rojas
The Problem of Two Cultures In my youth the "problem of two cultures" was understood as the humanities vs the sciences. Today the problem seems to be Silicon Valley vs Main Street, or Silicon Valley vs College Town. We finally have entered a long overdue time of techlash. Not that

Re: [RC] Amazon Health >>> Reflactions on Reality

2018-02-03 Thread Billy Rojas
Reflections on Reality It must be nice to live in a world where evil never needs to be confronted and defeated. Alas, that is not the world I live in. To be sure, like Chris, I moved to a location where, in fact, confronting evil is not an obvious everyday need. Eugene is, in many ways,

Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality

2018-02-05 Thread Billy Rojas
ry 5, 2018 12:25 PM To: Billy Rojas Cc: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: [RC] Defining Evil Re: Reflections on Reality Hi Billy, Sent from my iPhone On Feb 4, 2018, at 23:12, Billy Rojas <1billyro...@buglephilosophy.com<mailto:1billyro...@buglephilosophy.com>> wrote: Fo

[RC] [ RC ] Re: Values Academies

2018-02-12 Thread Billy Rojas
entrism.org> Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 11:56 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Chris Hahn; Billy Rojas Subject: Re: Values Academies Hi Billy, On Feb 11, 2018, at 11:45, Billy Rojas <1billyro...@buglephilosophy.com<mailto:1billyro...@buglephilosophy.com>> wrote: Where

[RC] Re: Values education [ RC ] Aptitude vs. Achievement / The Problem of Two Cultures

2018-02-11 Thread Billy Rojas
From: Chris Hahn <c...@2chahn.com> Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2018 8:25 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: RE: Values education Re: [RC] [ RC ] Aptitude vs. Achievement / The Problem of Two Cultures Ernie, Take a

[RC] Re: BLISS Muniversity Re: [ RC ] Re: Values Academies COMMENTS

2018-02-12 Thread Billy Rojas
o Colorado or Michigan or Louisiana or, , Montana. Billy --- From: Centroids <drer...@radicalcentrism.org> Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 1:39 PM To: Billy Rojas Cc: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com; Chris Hah

Re: [RC] [ RC ] Aptitude vs. Achievement / The Problem of Two Cultures

2018-02-09 Thread Billy Rojas
tional facilitation. I wouldn’t trade this for a quick-track-to-a-well-paying-job approach, but I certainly understand the arguments in favor of such a pathway. Chris From: radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com [mailto:radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Billy Rojas Sent:

[RC] Re: [ RC ] Strive Talent pitches a new way to hire / Re-thinking higher ed

2018-02-10 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: For sure there is a serious problem with financing higher ed; Strive Talent is intended to address that issue and just maybe it does. The problem concerns the purposes of education. Strive assumes that its all about good jobs; end of story. Where is education-for-the-whole person

Re: [RC] Re: Objectivity [ RC ] Is Science a Social Construct?

2018-03-09 Thread Billy Rojas
r words, I think we are on the same page. Best wishes Billy R. --- From: Centroids <drer...@radicalcentrism.org> Sent: Friday, March 9, 2018 6:28 AM To: Dr.B. Karthik Navayan Cc: Billy Rojas; radicalcentrism@googlegr

[RC] Homosexuality in Brazil -the sickening story

2018-03-13 Thread Billy Rojas
"The Religion & Society Report"Online Edition [SwanSearch] Our Publications:The Family in America | New

[RC] Re: Objectivity [ RC ] Is Science a Social Construct?

2018-03-08 Thread Billy Rojas
__ From: Centroids <drer...@radicalcentrism.org> Sent: Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Objectivity Re: [RC] Fwd: [FoRK] Science Wars: Is Science a Social Construct?, Women's Studies as Virus I sympathize. I thin

Re: [RC] Re: Objectivity [ RC ] Is Science a Social Construct?

2018-03-08 Thread Billy Rojas
Dr. Navayan: I am gratified that you regard my comments about objectivity and subjectivity useful. Of course, feel free to make use of the material on your blog. May I ask the name of your blog? I'm curious and would like to visit your site. sincerely Billy Rojas

[RC] Re: [ RC ] History and the Bonfire of the Humanities | What good is history anyway?

2018-03-10 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Terrific article; it is the sort of paper that should be discussed in an upper level seminar, the kind of essay that I remember we discussed in upper level seminars back in the years I was "in training" to become an historian. Will tell you one thing, I am eternally grateful for a

Re: [RC] Fwd: [FoRK] Science Wars: Is Science a Social Construct?, Women's Studies as Virus

2018-03-07 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: "For all their many flaws, I actually am grateful to the social constructivist for reminding us that we never know our own blind spots." For sure, point well taken. However, where I am these days is in full dudgeon against the extremes of subjectivisim. The valid insights of, say,

[RC] PHILOSOPHY [ RC ] Science, Religion, and Secularism, Taylor: A Secular Age (Part A)

2018-03-07 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Pow! Terrific material. This fits in perfectly with a project for myself that I am starting to collect papers on, a project that looks closely at "revelation," "prophecy," and the meaning of "spirituality." First there are current projects to complete, and I don't expect to have

Re: [RC] Sacred Story Part # 3 -conclusion

2018-04-05 Thread Billy Rojas
amazing work Billy. The analogies are very interesting. Your knowledge of religions is astounding to me. Chris From: radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com <radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com> On Behalf Of Billy Rojas Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 2:27 AM To: Centroids Discussion

Re: [RC] Sacred Story Part # 3 -conclusion With REPLY

2018-04-05 Thread Billy Rojas
interesting. Your knowledge of religions is astounding to me. Chris From: radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com <radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com> On Behalf Of Billy Rojas Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 2:27 AM To: Centroids Discussions <radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com> C

[RC] Sacred Story Part # 3 -conclusion

2018-04-05 Thread Billy Rojas
The core of the "passion narrative" in the Inanna story concerns her actions following Dumuzi's death. What should be understood was that, if not at the beginning in 2650 BC, no later than ca. 2350 BC, Inanna was regarded as an incarnate Goddess. This was not merely something along the lines

[RC] Sacred Story Part # 2 in process

2018-04-04 Thread Billy Rojas
A few details should be added to the rough sketch of the story that has been told so far. Dumuzi (Tammuz) was primarily known for his animal husbandry as the overseer and owner of an estate. Specifically he was a sheep herder, that is, a shepherd. That was not all he did, surely there was an

[RC] Sean Trende & Sodomy

2018-04-18 Thread Billy Rojas
revenge on everyone who has stood in my way these past years, I intend to ruin reputations and careers from one end of the country to the other, and I do not care what anyone's politics may be, I detest both the Left and the Right approximately equally. In case you would like to k

[RC] Absurd algorithm

2018-04-21 Thread Billy Rojas
Recently I has occasion to look up "Cytherea," an alternative version of the name Venus. Alas, the sages at Google (none of whom are older than about 19 or possibly 22, created an algorithm that brings up a porn star named Cytherea and only the porn star named Cytherea. Laced in with

Re: [RC] Sean Trende & Sodomy Rep[y

2018-04-19 Thread Billy Rojas
Traditional print media, and, in cases, TV. From: Centroids <drer...@radicalcentrism.org> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:12 PM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Re: [RC] Sean Trende & Sodomy Hey Billy, The best that c

[RC] Wall Street Journal -article about Easter

2018-04-01 Thread Billy Rojas
Wall Street Journal The Easter Effect and How It Changed the World The first Christians were baffled by what they called ‘the Resurrection.’ Their struggle to understand it brought about astonishing success for their faith [‘Resurrection of Christ’ by Sodoma (Giovanni Antonio Bazzi).]

[RC] [ RC ] Analysis of USA vs China and future implications ECONOMICS

2018-04-02 Thread Billy Rojas
[Imprimis] How to Meet the Strategic Challenge Posed by China March 2018 • Volume 47, Number 3 • David P. Goldman David

[RC] [ RC ] Why do Marxists and others obsess over secondary matters?

2018-04-03 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Marx stood Hegel on his head; it is only fair that we stand Marx on his head. What determines value in an economy? Whatever labor and goods that are required to win the favors of the opposite sex. Since this will vary from one man to the next, one woman to the next, the economic

[RC] [ RC ] Why do Marxists and others obsess over secondary matters? *** *

2018-04-03 Thread Billy Rojas
<radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com> on behalf of Dr.B. Karthik Navayan <nava...@gmail.com> Sent: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 6:05 PM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: [RC] [ RC ] Why do Marxists and others obsess over secondary matters? Hello again, Billy Rojas, I am findin

[RC] Re: [ RC ] New Economics Needs a New Invisible Hand - Evonomics

2018-03-30 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Good article. What is needs, though, is a good story line, some sort of narrative to make the ideas in it "real" in a tangible way. There are bits and pieces of a story in the essay, but something with flesh on its bones. But I agree with the main point: Design something and you

[RC] [ RC ] Engaging Ideas

2018-03-30 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: The phrase "engaging ideas" is something I have used in the past; you made use of it in a recent post. Other people have also spoken those words at different times when discussing ideas they want to promote or to try and describe, say, a spirited discussion, a story of great interest,

[RC] TEST No Text

2018-03-16 Thread Billy Rojas
-- -- Centroids: The Center of the Radical Centrist Community Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/RadicalCentrism Radical Centrism website and blog: http://RadicalCentrism.org --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

Re: [RC] Is this the place for me?

2018-03-16 Thread Billy Rojas
Buddhism and Radical Centrism Where to begin? The writer asked about my views and I am more than willing to discuss a range of ideas. But let me start with the subject of Buddhism, which the writer identifies with. Notwithstanding the fact that I am Christian and not in the least reluctant

Re: [RC] Re: Is this the place for me?

2018-03-16 Thread Billy Rojas
Person: I hope you have an interest in Radical Centrism; I think it is safe to say that we would welcome a new perspective. FYI, in the past we have had discussions with a Taoist from Singapore who was active in our group for about 2 years, and there once was a Japanese-American Buddhist from

Re: [RC] 12 Things Everyone Should Understand About Tech – Humane Tech – Medium

2018-03-23 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: Terrific article; essential reading if you ask me. Expresses most of my reservations about tech over the past several years and adds a number of other considerations I had never thought about. Many thanks for sending the essay, very valuable. A few matters I have been thinking about

[RC] Re: [ RC ] The Rise of Virtual Citizenship - The Atlantic

2018-03-03 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: The question should also be: What should not change? As with other breathless forecasts the writer seems to assume that this innovation, because it currently exists, necessarily will continue to exist forever into the future. But will it? Granted some innovations, like Panamanian

Re: [RC] Fwd: [FoRK] Science Wars: Is Science a Social Construct?, Women's Studies as Virus

2018-03-05 Thread Billy Rojas
Centroids: Not sure why this was called to my attention. Basically I agree with the video but also think that its message is so obviously true that discussion isn't necessary. Sort of like a discussion of whether the British were defeated at Yorktown. There is nothing to argue about. This

[RC] [ RC ] Is Jesus Simply a Retelling of the Mithras Mythology? | Cold Case Christianity REPLY

2018-07-25 Thread Billy Rojas
_ From: Centroids Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2:05 PM To: Centroids Discussions; Billy Rojas Subject: Is Jesus Simply a Retelling of the Mithras Mythology? | Cold Case Christianity For Billy. :-) http://coldcasechristianity.com/2014/is-jesus-simply-a-retelling-of-the-mithras-myth

[RC] Jesus and the Gospels

2018-07-25 Thread Billy Rojas
For anyone interested, my view of the Gospels is that these texts reflect the first century AD environment in which they were written. Duh, what else is new? Well, what this means is that they were not timeless compositions which can be read with zero comprehension of the history of that

[RC] [ RC ] Why American Elites Supported Same-Sex Marriage | the story is complicated

2018-08-05 Thread Billy Rojas
From: Centroids Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2018 11:35 AM To: Centroids Discussions; Billy Rojas Subject: Why American Elites Supported Same-Sex Marriage | Alastair's Adversaria More fodder for Billy... https://alastairadversaria.com/2018/07/26/why-a

[RC] Re: [ RC ] René Girard on the nature of desire -if only things were this simple

2018-07-05 Thread Billy Rojas
We desire what other people desire? Well, yes and no. There are herd animals and there are contrarians and a lot of people are mixes of the two. There is also the matter of self-confidence and maturity. We have the capacity even if it undeveloped (or under developed) to think for

[RC] The people who write algorithms

2018-07-05 Thread Billy Rojas
Centroids: There was a show on C-Span this morning that I had the good fortune to tune in to at just the right moment, a panel discussion on the topic of social media and false information. I was most impressed by the comments made by Meredith Broussard, a professor of journalism at NYU. A

[RC] Re: [ RC ] COMMENTS ‘A Failure of Nerve’: Part 4 -continued

2018-07-08 Thread Billy Rojas
uld encourage. Rather than underwriting pathologies, resources would be channelled towards the strengths whereby communities will be able to address and overcome their pathologies." ____ From: Billy Rojas Sent: Saturday, July 7, 2018 1:40 AM To: Centroids Di

Let's try this again Re: Phone call Mon 4:30 Re: [RC] Science of Culture

2018-07-10 Thread Billy Rojas
: Monday, July 9, 2018 8:39 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Phone call Mon 4:30 Re: [RC] Science of Culture Hi Billy, If you are frustrated, we should talk on the phone. This is impossible to resolve the email I can do a call today Monday at 4:30. Will you be around? Ernie

[RC] [ RC ] COMMENTS ‘A Failure of Nerve’: Part 4

2018-07-07 Thread Billy Rojas
Not sure what to make of this article. I think I get the main point(s) well enough, but also feel unsatisfied with the drift of the discussion. What is missing, so it seems to me, is whether or not someone merits respect. Because respect makes all the difference. Suppose this was WWII

[RC] Belmont

2018-07-07 Thread Billy Rojas
Centroids: I needed a break from my labors; normally I would watch C-Span for a little relaxation but there wasn't anything on that TV service today that particularly interested me, so I decided to do a search on the networks. Starting with ABC. which, it turned out, was showing the Belmont

[RC] Re: [ RC ] Viral Belmont

2018-07-07 Thread Billy Rojas
ould you like to see RC.org become? Billy From: radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com on behalf of Dr. Ernie Prabhakar Sent: Saturday, July 7, 2018 4:48 PM To: Centroids Discussions Subject: Re: [RC] Re: [ RC ] Virtual Belmont Hi Billy, > On Jul 7, 2018,

[RC] Re: [ RC ] Virtual Belmont

2018-07-07 Thread Billy Rojas
k? Billy From: radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com on behalf of Dr. Ernie Prabhakar Sent: Saturday, July 7, 2018 3:02 PM To: Centroids Discussions Subject: Re: [RC] Belmont May it be so :-) On Jul 7, 2018, at 2:57 PM, Billy Rojas <1billyro...@buglephilosophy.com<mailto:1billyro...@bug

[RC] Science of Culture

2018-07-07 Thread Billy Rojas
Ernie: This is exasperating, seriously exasperating. Back in the 1950s my friend Bernie highly recommended a book that was originally published in 1949, by U of Michigan professor, Leslie White, The Science of Culture. I purchased a paperback edition from maybe 1955 or thereabouts. White's

[RC] Re: Promoting values Re: COMMENTS ‘A Failure of Nerve’: Part 4 -continued

2018-07-09 Thread Billy Rojas
on behalf of Chris Hahn Sent: Monday, July 9, 2018 10:01 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: RE: Promoting values Re: [RC] Re: [ RC ] COMMENTS ‘A Failure of Nerve’: Part 4 -continued “To promote the value of “truth”, we have to demonstrate that we value the truth

[RC] Story of a Dysfunctional Family -Part # 3 (conclusion) *

2018-07-20 Thread Billy Rojas
lly should know better. There is no way to excuse that kind of poor judgment. Rita is worth so much more, or she could be worth so much more. Because of Robert she is destroying herself. Maybe someone -besides me- will tell her. -- Billy Rojas Eugene, Oregon

[RC] Story of a Dysfunctional Family -Part # 1 (of 3 parts) *

2018-07-20 Thread Billy Rojas
Part # 1 (of 3 parts) Story of a Dysfunctional Family What happened to Baby Bob? In December of 2015 I wrote an essay about the dysfunctional family that I have endured during my life. The saga ended with a question about the youngest sibling, Robert, now in his sixties, "what will he

[RC] Aircraft carriers on dry land

2018-07-16 Thread Billy Rojas
Centroids: What might have been Some time ago I had an idea that, it seemed crystal clear, could earn someone a lot of money. Maybe, if that had come to pass, I might garner a little money for myself as a result. I was thinking strictly in terms of passenger automobiles. Simply put,

[RC] Why I am a Radical Centrist -new *

2018-07-15 Thread Billy Rojas
Why I am a Radical Centrist By: Billy Rojas The most compelling reason to be a Radical Centrist is because it is the best political philosophy for anyone who values truth above falsehood, against the many false claims of the parties of either the Left or the Right

Re: [RC] Story of a Dysfunctional Family -Part # 1 (of 3 parts) *

2018-07-22 Thread Billy Rojas
ctional Family -Part # 1 (of 3 parts) * You are going deep into your family history Billy. It is kind of tough to read, but thanks for sharing. Chris From: radicalcentrism@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Billy Rojas Sent: Friday, July 20, 2018 4:31 PM To: Centroids Discussions Cc: B

[RC] [ RC ] Story of a Dysfunctional Family -continued

2018-07-22 Thread Billy Rojas
all good. Some are ridiculously off the rails. If we are going to use the Bible as a guide we had better get the whole story, not just the parts that serve some preferred narrative that makes us feel good. Billy ____ From: Billy Rojas Sent: Sunday, July 22, 2018 9:38 AM To:

[RC] Realism about racial differences -Thomas Sowell's thesis Outstanding article

2018-08-15 Thread Billy Rojas
Like I have always said, America needs more Asians. America also needs better testing to include the factor of creativity since something must account for our lead in innovation decade after decade, which no Asian society can match. And innovation drives everything else. The implications of

Re: [RC] Socialism and its discontents ACTION / Realist approach

2018-08-15 Thread Billy Rojas
it does me... Billy From: Centroids Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:50 AM To: RadicalCentrism@googlegroups.com Cc: Billy Rojas Subject: Re: [RC] Socialism and its discontents Hi Billy, You want to do something? How about we post a call to acti

[RC] Socialism and its discontents

2018-08-14 Thread Billy Rojas
Centroids: The charged word "Socialism" has become topical again for the first time since the end of the Cold War. Most -by far- of this effect is the work of one man, Bernie Sanders. About which there are some obvious lessons. Of course, some people may wonder about my reporting; where