saintridley
Dr. St. Ridley Santos
saintridley
May 20
1

Well just to begin with, kissing isn’t a universal human behavior. While some anthropologists consider is an evolved trait, others locate it in European colonization of other cultures. Read more

May 15
1

If employees are the owners it is not capitalism. It is a cooperative then, whether by a government issued corporate charter or not. It does not need one to exist, it is ground-up socialism in practice. Read more

May 14
1

Capitalism is a set of government issued privileges that give the owner/investor 100% of the profits and views all the employees as rental equipment whose cost is paid by the customer. Read more

May 14
3

You bash the feild of philosophy (based on nothing) but offer no actual counter to Smith’s criticisms of evolutionary psychology. Saying “Philosophy is bad, therefore a philosopher criticizing Evolutionary Psychology strengthens E.P.,” is absurd. It’s actually, legitimately irrational. You could use course on Logic you

May 14
2

That’s exactly her point. We have zero idea about human psychology before writing was a thing, and we have precious little understanding about it after that. Evo Psych assumes that what we see in modern civilized college students is equivalent to hunters on the savanna with no actual proof that this is the case. It Read more

May 13
1

Most of human history was not capitalism. That is a fairly new invention, originally a set of privileges from a monarch. It is part of what we rebelledd against in the American revolution, unfair advantages given to corporate charters over citizens, and why corporate charters are not anywhere in the Constitution. Read more

May 13
1

I was speak in terms of human created systems, which we do have control over. And how much control we have been able to exert on our immediate environment. Read more

May 13
2

Actual ignorant and apparently very proud to not understand, let alone know anything about philosophy. As if dismissing a huge and very old field in its entirety would make you interesting.

May 13
4

Because if you have found love, compassion, kindness, solidarity, empathy, anything else we would describe as good in the universe you have found it in other humans. It is what we have created and what makes us unique in the animal kingdom. Read more

May 12
4

Aside from the fact that it seems pretty clear that humans have almost zero hard-wired complex behaviors, the fact that evolutionary biology tends to study english speaking (usually white, middle class adjacent, youngsters) and then attempt to extrapolate the behaviors to all humans ... of all ages ... from all Read more

May 12
2

We’re not talking some vague “We can never know something for sure” epistemology here. We’re talking a much more concrete claim that the claims made by evolutionary psychologists aren’t falsifiable, and are thus speculation, not science.

May 12
2

Right!  Evo psych gender studies never seem to get even basic history right.  “Pink is a feminine color because...”. Historians, “Woah woah woah, Pink was often considered masculine!”

May 12
8

EvoPsych is just one of those subjects, like Austrian economics and intelligent design, that academia as a group needs to suppress in order to keep their legitimacy. They are transparently funded by white billionaires and function solely as the academic wing of their political propaganda machine. Read more

May 12
7

My guess is that you’re kinda upset because someone is critiquing a field that is known for its open sexism and racism.

May 12
10

Why? Philosophers can be good at logic and critique. Hence Philosophy training being part of legal training. Read more