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Statesman editorial on philosophy

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• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

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Here it is, from the pen of the inimitable Harry Caines. I cannot resist recording a few of my disagreements: phil majors don’t resemble Comic Book Guy, anthropogenic global warming is no myth, and I’m no Zen Humanist (I’m just a timid smartass). But as for Harry’s thesis, that we should have more philosophers in the program: “Yea-Yuh!” I bray.



  1. Mike L. says:

    I’m going to go ahead and take full credit for your opinion on global warming. Clearly, my epistemology presentation is what won you over :-).


  2. Huenemann says:

    Yes, Linford: you da man!


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