Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: August 2019

What is Good?

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What does it mean for something to be good? It seems pretty simple on the surface. Everybody knows what “good” means, right? Except that it’s actually a pretty difficult question to answer. Philosophers have struggled with it for centuries. The … Continue reading

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The Gold Doubloon

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You might not believe this but I found a gold doubloon the other day – an old Spanish coin dated 1537. It had been dented by a musket ball fired at Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor. How do I … Continue reading

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