18 November 2010
Random Bit of History
"While urging unitred support for the war, the Republicans gave the Federalists scant reason to cooperate."
Alan Taylor, "The Civil War of 1812" (2010), p. 180.
Knowledge is warranted belief -- it is the body of belief that we build up because, while living in this world, we've developed good reasons for believing it. What we know, then, is what works -- and it is, necessarily, what has worked for us, each of us individually, as a first approximation. For my other blog, on the struggles for control in the corporate suites, see www.proxypartisans.blogspot.com.