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Ludology, Slavery, and Win States Contextualizing Actions

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So this summer I've been catching up on all the video games I didn't have the time to play during the school year. I made it through most of my backlog, Doom was absolutely fantastic, Pillars of Eternity was amazing, and Dishonored 2 was just as good as the first. But one game that stuck with me was Freedom Cry, a standalone DLC for Assassin's Creed 4. This game is possibly the most unintentionally dehumanizing piece of media I have ever seen. But I'm getting ahead of myself.

The Moral Status of Political Violence

With the current situation in Charlottesville, I think the question "is political violence ethical?" is pretty damn important

An Arrogant Acerbic Attempt to Acertain and Attack the Axioms found within the Problem of Induction

Bet you thought I'd do that Annoying Alliteration all the way through didn't you?

This week I finished "Language, Truth, and Logic" by Ayer. And I found myself remarking over and over "wow... this guy simultaneously loves and hates Hume." So, after finishing Ayer, I picked "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" back up, wondering if I'd get anything more out of it the second time through. And lo and behold, I did.

So here's my go at critiquing Hume.