I need to take a break from Patterson in Pursuit to focus on health and writing. I can't wait to return.
Consciousness is a hard phenomenon to explain in any worldview. We seem to be able to intentionally change the content of our experience. How is that possible?
Who determines whether an individual or group has the right to govern themselves?
At what point does secession become legitimate?
How many people need to get together in order to secede?
I try to tackle some of these questions while giving my perspective on the imminent Catalonia independence referendum. I am unabashedly in favor of secession - all the way down to the individual.