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Old 5 Days Ago   #831
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Re: Trump

Is this a serious report on Trump's mental condition?
Donald Trump has 'dangerous mental illness', say psychiatry experts at Yale conference | The Independent

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Re: Trump

Save me from the headshrinkers that can "recognize dangerousness a mile away." Why is it they never seem to predict when their own patients go over the edge?

Trump may or may not be balanced but no reputable psychiatrist would attempt a diagnosis on someone they've never met. It takes many, many sessions before they'll even venture one.

Trump can sometimes be petty, mean-spirited and a blowhard. He can lie like a politician because he's a politician now. For God's sake, they shouldn't be surprised.

The way I see it, they are the ones who are delusional.
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This is certainly true in Pennsylvania.
How Trump voters feel about his first 100 days | New York Post
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Re: Trump

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By no stretch of the imagination could Kirk be called 'far right', he was a Traditionalist Burkean Conservative.
50(000) Shades of Conservatism. I'm not the sort of guy who likes to contemplate inner workings of evil, so I apologize if I misplaced the gentleman in question.
I'll tell you this about Kirk, I enjoyed his constantly reprinted "There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding" for it is atmospheric and beautifully written story. But I am not at all inclined to read anything else of his, and I have precisely zero interest in studying his particular system of assholery.

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Talk about stating the obvious.
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Re: Trump

I get the feeling that there are many people who have difficulty getting past the conventional stages of moral development:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawren...lopment#Stages

This might not be so tiresome if they weren't so self-righteous about it, but I suppose that's exactly the way self-righteousness works. In order to defend one's own conventionality of thinking, it's imperative not to reach stages five and six.

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Re: Trump

Ye olde projection.
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Re: Trump

Is exactly what I'm talking about, yes.

But since this thread is about politics rather than philosophy, I suppose I shouldn't raise my hopes concerning any progress being made.

http://maverickphilosopher.typepad.c...e-debated.html

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Why is philosophy -- the genuine article -- not something that can be debated?

Philosophy is inquiry. It is inquiry by those who don't know (and know that they don't know) with the sincere intention of increasing their insight and understanding. Philosophy is motivated by the love of truth, not the love of verbal battle or the need to defeat an opponent or shore up and promote preconceived opinions about which one has no real doubt. When real philosophy is done with others it takes the form of dialog, not debate. It is conversation between friends, not opponents, who are friends of the truth before they are friends of each other. Amicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas.

There is nothing adversarial in a genuine philosophical conversation.
But, then again, I suppose I didn't have much hope of the above kind of thing in the first place, so perhaps I'm at fault.

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Re: Trump

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Is exactly what I'm talking about, yes.

But since this thread is about politics rather than philosophy, I suppose I shouldn't raise my hopes concerning any progress being made.

http://maverickphilosopher.typepad.c...e-debated.html

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Why is philosophy -- the genuine article -- not something that can be debated?

Philosophy is inquiry. It is inquiry by those who don't know (and know that they don't know) with the sincere intention of increasing their insight and understanding. Philosophy is motivated by the love of truth, not the love of verbal battle or the need to defeat an opponent or shore up and promote preconceived opinions about which one has no real doubt. When real philosophy is done with others it takes the form of dialog, not debate. It is conversation between friends, not opponents, who are friends of the truth before they are friends of each other. Amicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas.

There is nothing adversarial in a genuine philosophical conversation.
But, then again, I suppose I didn't have much hope of the above kind of thing in the first place, so perhaps I'm at fault.
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Re: Trump

Okay, okay. I'll just make some juxtapositions that I hope will ultimately be useful rather than provocative.

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50(000) Shades of Conservatism. I'm not the sort of guy who likes to contemplate inner workings of evil, so I apologize if I misplaced the gentleman in question.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Begging_the_question

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Basic stuff, really.

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Re: Trump

Odd to find such orthodox (royal?) conservatism on TLO.

If one finds the current administration in the United States to be appealing, good, or in any way beneficial or in any way anything other than an embarrassing disaster, one should adjust one's contacts or glasses and look again. Never before have we been such a laughing stock for the world. Never before have we had such madness. Trump makes Nixon look g r e a t.

Donald Trump's father was a stuffy little accountant who wasn't anything big. He would take advantage of the mid level housing around Coney Island. People from NYC hate both him and his father for their vicious behavior as businessman and slumlords. Now he is our international slumlord.

How this can be appealing in any sense (except in a destructive way) is lost on me. Elections aren't football games; it isn't about who wins or loses, it is about the good of the country.

And Trump is not a politician. He has none of the skills or emotional maturity or anything; he does not reach his predecessor's big toe.
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