Philosophy with Onbester

Comment on When To Engage With Harmful Ideas by Erik H

“Whether or not such engagement is harmful often depends almost entirely on whether or not the view is true or false and so it is difficult to see how to separate the cost-benefit analysis from the substantive engagement.” Right. Look at the current discourse on gun control. Almost all of the debate involves speculation on the actions of unknown persons/governments at some point in the future (look at the two extremes of “prevent constant mass shootings” and “deter Read more [...]