Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy: Curioser and Curioser by edited by William Irvin

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And a power that attains significant strategic superiority is likely to survive the war, perhaps even “win” . . 30 You’ll witness a bizarre version of speed chess: a contest with uncanny resemblance to the arms race. The pieces are governed by their own rules, and strange new pieces are played as the arms race accelerates and deploys new weapons. Mirroring Alice’s Wonderland, the arms race moves faster and faster, but everything stays the same—America’s unprecedented vulnerability to nuclear destruction.

Socrates was always able to find some example or situation that made their beliefs look inadequate. That’s really no surprise. Even today, most people try to be a good person even if they can’t define what it means to be a good person in every conceivable circumstance. Here’s a variation on a favorite example in ethics. Ethics is the part of philosophy that deals with studying goodness and related value terms. We usually say “Honesty is the best policy,” and my wife and I teach our children to always tell the truth.

Hmm . . I guess it is possible to use the words “Bono” and “rocks” in the same sentence. Millgram, “Virtue for Procrastinators,” 159. Carroll, Alice’s Adventures, 57. Thus saith Humpty Dumpty. See Carroll, Through the LookingGlass, 185. Now that’s what I call a Slick ending. 11/23/09 8:24:34 AM N UCLEAR STRATEG ISTS I N WON DE R LAN D Ron Hirschbein Alice laughed. ” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for halfan-hour a day. ”1 Join me as I chase strategists down the rabbit-hole and through the looking glass into a realm bereft of empirical, logical, and moral restraint.

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