Fila Sophia

applied philosophy, deep democracy, sustainability / by A.R.Teleb

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Debugging the System

A review of Manuel Arriaga’s Rebooting Democracy [A] long habit of not thinking a thing WRONG, gives it a superficial appearance of being RIGHT. Thomas Paine, Common Sense Rebooting Democracy … Continue reading

2015-01-14 · Leave a comment

A Lesson for Michael Moore

[and Noam Chomsky too!] Multimedia is rare on Fila Sophia but the occasion is special. Without looking for conspiracies or evil-doers, without cinema gimmicks, this 45-minute documentary (French with English … Continue reading

2014-10-18 · Leave a comment

Defending the People from the Professors, John P. McCormick

Defending the People from the Professors by John P. McCormick. For some years now, while presenting parts of a book on Machiavelli and democratic theory across North America, I’ve been … Continue reading

2013-01-17 · 2 Comments

Could a Future Election be a Lottery?

What if politics were not a horse race? Hearing the junkies rattle on, the pundits and talking heads babble, I am struck by the game discourse. Every district, every seat … Continue reading

2012-12-10 · 17 Comments