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It's not up for debate. The alternative forms of education.

In several defenses against the use of debate I have heard the claim that there are alternative forms of learning that debate doesn't solve. This is true. However, which is moore suitable to which topic. Is debate useful for discussions on evolution? Is lectures and testing approrpriate for philosophy? Which is best suited and is this more an argument against the weak points of ones own philosophy? Multiple subject have been solidified to the point that they are indeed not up for debate....


The Marxist Problem. Why anyone should care that Marxism is being introduced.

When people say Marxist, the images of the Orwell novel 1984 come to mind. But how does the marxist ideology affect us today? The reality is that Marxism today isn't about the have versus the have not's. It's now all about us versus them. It has co-oped and molded itself into our social sciences. It has infultrated all that we stand to learn about ourselves. It has changed the very nature of academia with a messed up version of self-destructive power dynamics. In this episode I discuss the...


Meme Culture. How comedy has adapted to the internet

Comedy has moved to one off pieces of quick fix laughter. It's a collection of correlations where if one person does it, and it catches on, everyone does it. There's plenty of memes and people who use them. But what is meme culture really and how does it work? Is it the comedy of the future? This episode I wanted to start off with something a bit lighter. We've had a rough couple of years and kicking things off with comedy seems the right way to start 2018. For those that don't have a clue,...


The Affects of Depression. Psychology plus personal experience.

In this podcast I'll probably offend a few people and irritate others. I'm going to be discussing the effects of depression. Depression is a mental affliction that is caused by a weakness of will. It's considered as a mental disorder in psychology for very good reason. Depression can end your life by your own hand. However, I don't considering in the same category as schizophrenia, bi-polar, or any number of mental issues that people seem to not be able to recover from. Depression has a...


An interview with @SkepticNikki

This week we have a special guest coming to The Axiom Principle. @SkepticNikki will be joining us to discuss what she’s been up to for the past year. She has a new effort to fight against religious thinking. We will be discussing what she’s been up to for the last year, the project she worked on, and what her plans are for the future. Beyond that, we'll let the conversation go wherever the conversation takes us. Join us this week as we interview @SkepticNikki.


Fighting Ignorance. The constant uphill battle against ideological thinking

The mission and vision of The Axiom Principle is to stop ignorance in every field and in every space. The modern world has no more room for ignorant thoughts, ignorant ideals, or ignorant people. We have at our disposal the means to wipe out our entire planet in a flash of light or in a slow decrepid death. It seems a daunting task but how does one fight against ignorance? What tools are available? What can be done to stop ignorance from flourishing and infecting our systems of education?


The term Social Justice. What it means and how people act with it

Social justice can be defined as a state or doctrine of egalitarianism. Another definition is the distribution of advantages and disadvantages within a society. Oxford dictionary defines social justice as Justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society. But with these definitions, what does that mean? What approach to social justice actually is beneficial to societies as a whole and humanity as a species? In this podcast I analyse the terms...


Assaulting an Idea. How some ideas may be personal and sacred.

How can you assault an idea? I think there might be a way where people percieve that an idea that they find valuable is attacked thus is attacking them. However, since when are ideas able to have feelings? The very concept is similar to the way every religion has controlled society for thousands of years. The religion is above cricitism because the value people put into the religion. If their values are challenged the individual translates this into a personal attack which makes it seem as...


The Free speech war. Hate speech and free speech combined

The war on free speech is happening across the globe but why? Why would someone attack a fundamental right which has created the great societies that we have today? People have been bullied over the subject of free speech because they profess deep outrage and hurt feelings while demanding silence of their detractors. New laws have been introduced that strip people of the right of speaking any way they choose. But the right to speak comes with it the right to listen. Just like the angry...


The moral argument of veganism.

The only argument one can give for veganism is a moral conundrum argument based on appeals to emotion. Vegan arguments tend to focus on the moral arguments of killing animals to gain sustinance for our species. Yet beyond this argument there is really little left to defend their position. It becomes a collection of moral granstanding and rhetoric which ends up being nothing more than "i'm better than you." Lets list out the arguments to becoming vegan, demonstrate why they are important,...


Outcome vs Opportunity. The SJW mantra of modern day.

The political regressive left, the SJW's, the Feminists, and other social marxist beliefs have one central dogma to their beliefs. They believe that Equality means the equality of outcome. But is that actually attenable? In this podcast I go over the capabilities of equality of outcome. It's an ideological position that is impossible to attain. I'll compare it to other religions and the impossible goals all religions setup for the individual. Then we shall dive into the equality of...


Modifying definitions. A way to rationalize your position

There have been many definitions that have been abused or modified to suite a persons narrative. This is nothing more than a rationalization of their belief. This is a very common occurance yet not many people address the issue. What should we do when people redefine words to fit their view? Can we correct the redefining? Or should we work with their definition to demonstrate they're still wrong? These questions are fundamental to address the redefinition of words to suite a narrative


The obsession with our negative past.

Whenever we attempt to discuss racism, slavery is always brought up. Whenever we bring up inequality of the sexes, womens sufferage is the counter argument. When we attempt to discuss opinions others don't share, people are labeled Nazi's, Fascists, or worse. These often ammount to name calling and dismission of the argument. But they aren't really an agrument against what is being said. So why bring it up? Tonight, I discuss why someone would want to leverage the worst of our past to...


A list of attributes. The qualifiers of Religious ideology.

Every ideology has dogma that they use to perpetuate the beliefs the group holds. It typically starts out as a word of mouth share between a social group but then manifests into holy writings which capture the essence of the ideology. The religions of old have multiple works which seem to always go back to a source doctrine. The problem is that the new ideologies do not have a source doctrine yet. The christians delayed their bible by 100 years but that was due to a limitation in knowledge...


Why do people value ignorance.

Scientific illiteracy is a major problem for all of western society. The focus on emotional response over rational thought destroys a person’s ability to reason while simultaneously embracing the bliss of ignorance. One of the constant debasements of the scientific method is when someone attempts to reverse the process. In this next episode I address the major problems we face with our culture embracing ignorance while ignoring reality. This value of being blissfully unaware has some very...


Welcome to the ideology of victim mentality.

There are several indicators that will demonstrate to someone if they have a victimhood belief or mentality. In this show I will go over those indicators in detail and focus on aspects that link behaviors to victim thought. In the case of ideologies, this victim mentality is used as a tool to align the group while out-grouping anyone that is perceived as the attacker or oppressor of the group assumed to be victimized. This episode will offer an analysis of the victim mentality and how it...


What hate speech has become in the new religions.

Expressing hatred or intolerance toward any social group is the core of hate speech. Hate speech is a subjective term that is used to call out attacks, threats, or insults a person or group. It can come in many forms but always focuses on several main indicators of speech that could classify what you say as hate speech. In the new religions of the world, this subjective phrase has been used as blasphemy was used in the older religions. Essentially, if your feelings are hurt, it’s hate...


The new ideologies. How to determine what qualifies as an ideology.

Ideologies have evolved over the course of our human history into religious groups that push forth a very toxic and regressive view of humanity. The evolution of ideologies is what this episode is about. Identifying them helps in understanding them and ultimately finding the flaws that make them regressive. Once you understand where they came from you can understand where they want to go and determine for yourself if they are beneficial or harmful to our human society. It is far more...