rule (ru:l) NOUN 1. one of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct or procedure within a particular area of activity
- 2. [mass noun] control of or dominion over an area or people
3. (the rule) the normal or customary state of things
(OED online, accessed 18/6/13)
I’m writing this post for two reasons, one to shed light upon a point that spawned a mini-debate between me and a fellow blogger regarding the concept of contradiction (thanks Dog for the brilliant inspiration, you have my total respect). Two, to examine the concept of what it is to “think for yourself” versus placing blind faith in institutional thinking, which is a subject that keeps being raised recently, and rightly so, both in my own posts and those of others.
The premise that sparked the mini-debate was that contradictions don’t exist, and that the…
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