In 1978 I visited Disneyland for the first time. Here’s my trip diary entry for that day.
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Entries by Barry Linetsky
I posted what follows on the Disney History Institute Facebook page (February 1, 2019) about the value of Neal Gabler’s 2006 biography, Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination, and why I think Gabler fundamentally misunderstood Walt Disney: Gabler’s book is excellent for the amount of research he put into it and shares throughout […]
In this post I discuss the inherent connection between business purpose and ethical behaviour as two components of the larger category of human action.
For the millions who love and admire Walt Disney, December is an important month. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, and died on December 15, 1966, at the age of 65. December was also the month he released many of his animated films to take advantage of the popularity of movies as a […]
Conclusion: Reaffirming the Intellectual Foundations of Western Civilization (20/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. When the scope of science as the act of systematic discovery of knowledge is confined to the experimental methods appropriate to the study of the physical causality by an underlying ideological commitment to mechanical materialism, positivism, and empiricism, however […]
The Scientific Roots of Production and Destruction (19/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. It is widely accepted by many leading scientists and intellectuals that self-awareness of volitional consciousness is a phenomenological illusion somehow generated by unconscious material brain matter. Because they reject the axiomatic status of existence, identity, and consciousness, and inappropriately demand proof […]
Machine Messiahs (18/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. As we have seen, there seems to be a significant number of modern scientists and influential intellectuals who, in the post-modernist tradition, want to obliterate the human mind by obliterating the need for a science of epistemology. Their pretense that they are advocates of reason […]
Mindless Survival is an Invitation to Chaos (17/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. An outright attack on the efficacy of the human mind, not just as the allegorical locus of human agency, but on the very existence of agency, is an outright attack on humanity, society, economy, and human survival itself. When that […]
Goodbye Mind, Hello Mindless (16/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. We have seen that there is a tendency for advocates of the narrow scientistic perspective with regards to science to want to obliterate the mind by knowingly or unwittingly obliterating the need for a science of epistemology – the study of the nature […]
Ah, You Don’t Believe We’re on the Eve of Destruction? (15/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. Identifying valid methods of human thought in pursuit of life-sustaining human action through sensory perception, observation, reason, and logic is itself a science. Built into the human mind is the structure and latent capability to identify causality, […]