A World Without War, And Its Tragically Untapped Potential

A World Without War, And Its Tragically Untapped Potential By David Metcalfe June 13, 2019 War Is Mass Murder, But Legal, So That Makes It Ok It seems so simple: “How do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems?” After all, it’s been the primary way, for the entirety of humanity, that we’ve attempted to solve our differences. A different nation, a different religion, … Continue reading A World Without War, And Its Tragically Untapped Potential

Mount Pleasant Ward Sucks, So I Quit: And Expanding Remnants Of A Serial Narcissist

Mount Pleasant Ward Sucks, So I Quit: And Expanding Remnants Of A Serial Narcissist By David Metcalfe June 11, 2019 The Cyclical, Self-Destructive Nature Of This Blog A friend recently brought up the point that some of my social problems, by talking about them in this blog, could actually be the source of many of the social problems that I end up talking about in … Continue reading Mount Pleasant Ward Sucks, So I Quit: And Expanding Remnants Of A Serial Narcissist

Moral Expressions In Liberal Society: A Tri-Paradigmal Model

Moral Expressions In Liberal Society: A Tri-Paradigmal Model By David Metcalfe June 5, 2019 Introduction I want you to imagine that you have a certain goal- let’s say, to lose weight. You go to your doctor, tell him your desire to lose weight, and ask his advice on what you can do. He asks you some questions about your current diet and exercise habits, and … Continue reading Moral Expressions In Liberal Society: A Tri-Paradigmal Model

Best Guesses, Worst Results: On The Essential Problem Of Liberalism

Best Guesses, Worst Results By David Metcalfe May 30, 2019 Liberalism is empiricist, individualist, and democratic. Here’s a very brief explanation of why: Liberalism Doesn’t Know Anything Liberalism is a very complex concept. Trying to understand it in its entirety is actually, by its very nature, an impossible task. This is because liberalism is an empiricist enterprise- i.e. it is predicated on the idea that we … Continue reading Best Guesses, Worst Results: On The Essential Problem Of Liberalism

The Cost of Cuddling: A Social Review of Edmonton’s High Priced Platonic Prostitution

The Cost of Cuddling: A Social Review of Edmonton’s High Priced Platonic Prostitution By David Metcalfe May 21, 2019 Some Absolute, Objective Laws Of The Universe There are certain universal laws that govern the universe: among these are that gravity pulls objects towards the earth’s surface, that there are 24 hours in a day, and that girls don’t date David Metcalfe. Now, there are certain … Continue reading The Cost of Cuddling: A Social Review of Edmonton’s High Priced Platonic Prostitution

300 Years Ago, Lebron James Would’ve Been A High Priced Slave: Considering “Ability Utility” In Its Social and Cultural Context

300 Years Ago, Lebron James Would’ve Been A High Priced Slave: “Ability Utility” In Its Social and Cultural Context By David Metcalfe May 14, 2019 According to a 2018 article in Forbes magazine, Lebron James has a net worth of 450 million dollars (Badenhauser, 2018). In addition to his salary paying out about $300 million over his 15 year career, he has also signed lucrative endorsement … Continue reading 300 Years Ago, Lebron James Would’ve Been A High Priced Slave: Considering “Ability Utility” In Its Social and Cultural Context

Why Make A Career In New York When I Can Make Babies In Edmonton?

Why Make A Career In New York When I Can Make Babies In Edmonton? By David Metcalfe May 4, 2019 I still remember the first time I came into contact with Malcolm Gladwell and the “New Yorker” magazine- it was life changing. I had spent the last four years of university study wandering around various disciplines without much inspiration, and only took the last year … Continue reading Why Make A Career In New York When I Can Make Babies In Edmonton?