Dear Tony; Hi! Welcome to the 'pedia. I hope you like it and enjoy it enough to contribute your great knowledge into our site continuously. Im honored to be the first one giving you a welcome, as usually administrators have the honor, not collaborators like me.

As a matter of a fact I do not follow the diet. I have diabetes and so well I dont even follow the diabetes diet to tell you the truth..LOL But I found your article interesting and knowledge enhancing.

I see you are from Scotland. Beautiful country. Check my article on Ken Buchanan. No doubt one of the greatest boxers from Europe, and I thought he deserved an entry here,. What happened to him as champion I think makes his life story a compelling one.

Well, Tony thats all for now. Tha nks for everything and God bless you!!

Sincerely yours, Antonio Lets get WIIILDD!! Martin


Hi Antonio, thanks for the warm welcome.

You have written a lot, I'll look up Ken Buchanan,sounds interesting. You probably don't need me to tell you you should consider a diet, the Fuhrman one is the best I have found. I know it's not easy socially or motivationally, but hey God will probably thank you for looking after that body he lent you..

I don't know if this is the right plavce to answer your note, thanks again, and no doubt we will speak again.

Tony TonyClarke 18:23 Apr 25, 2003 (UTC)


A picture of a big cat is needed, but are you sure you're allowed to use this particular picture on Wikipedia? If you got it off a Club Med web page, one would normally assume that Club Med or someone else have the copyright, which means you'll have to have explicit permission to use it elsewhere. If you got that, there should be a reference to it on the image page: Image:ClubMed.jpg. Egil 12:30 Apr 26, 2003 (UTC)


No you're right I didn't havepermission and looks like I needed it so I'll remove it. Any idea how to search for copyright free images? TonyClarke 12:51 Apr 26, 2003 (UTC)

Very good question, indeed. And I don't have a very good answer. Searching your own photo album is the best place, obviously. Things funded directly by the US government, such as NASA, are often free to use. For other stuff, is certainly does not hurt asking. See Wikipedia:Boilerplate request for permission. PS: I think you need to put the Club Med image up on the Wikipedia:Votes for deletion. -- Egil 13:20 Apr 26, 2003 (UTC)
See also Wikipedia:Public domain image resources. -- Egil 22:17 Apr 26, 2003 (UTC)


Thanks Egil, I'll check these out

TonyClarke 22:30 Apr 26, 2003 (UTC)


Hey, TC... we're taking issue with your bits on enzymes and digestion in Enzyme. Come rant at us on Talk:Enzyme. Graft


I edited your user page to disambiguate the link to Python programming language. Hope you don't mind.Tenbaset 05:08 7 Jul 2003 (UTC)



thanks Tenbaset, I'm sure that wast the right thing to do, one day I'll understand. TonyClarke 20:13, 3 Aug 2003 (UTC)


I have re-added links to "secularism" and "humanism" from Jesus Christ, rephrasing their context. My edit summary (see here) explains my reasoning. If you disagree, feel free to remove them again. Cheers, Cyan 00:15, 31 Oct 2003 (UTC)


We already have a page at fast food restaurant. Will fast food have a different content or should it just be a redirect? Rmhermen 14:38, Nov 8, 2003 (UTC)


Oops, thanks Rmhermen, we'll need to give this some thought, perhaps a merge is called for, I think the process or movement apprach rather than restaurant approach ismore promising, but the restourant page certainaly has some interesting and wide ranging content. TonyClarke 21:52, 8 Nov 2003 (UTC)


Hey! Thanks for the acknowledgement re Genocide. I appreciate the feedback! -- VV 09:42, 11 Nov 2003 (UTC)


In Is-Ought Problem you used far too many capital letters. I moved it to is-ought problem. It is not conventional in Wikipedia to capitalize common nouns in article titles. Michael Hardy 02:19, 17 Nov 2003 (UTC)


I don't understand why you reverted my edit to sport. I made a concerted effort to avoid deleting any information; what's "gone" from that page is now included in more specific entries such as professional sports and history of sport. You've been doing excellent work. --The Cunctator 00:21, 13 Dec 2003 (UTC)


Thank you for your positive comments about my work.

I feel that the reworking of the article requires justification, and more basically perhaps deserved some explanation or discussion at the time. The absence of either of these led me to think that the reworking was an act of vandalism, whose reversion needed no explaination. Howere, it obviously does need some discussion now.

The article has lost something in being broken up, even though I accept your assurance that all of the original material has been preserved. There is a certain synergy in keeping all of the elements of the article together, e.g. the cumulative evidence in the original article that sport evolved from everyday activities or skills is now lost, as the art and history sections are not now read together by the casual reader. I also think that the History of sport is now less likely to be read, as it is a more specialist subject which is less likely to be looked up, even though it may be an area of question for some readers.

All in all, thank you for the work you did, but unless there is some over-riding Wikipedian policy or principle involved, I would prefer the original article to be re-instated.

TonyClarke 23:23, 13 Dec 2003 (UTC)


Thank you for your very nice note -- I appreciate it. And I hope that you continue to preservere. It can certainly be rather challenging at times! But overall it's not half bad... -- BCorr ¤ Брайен 04:24, 16 Dec 2003 (UTC)



I agree with your revert of fundamentalism i.e. seeing fundamentalism as a disease. The contributor should at least give example of psychologists. I dislike arguing with these people I have already argued with them on the Dutch version of Fundamentalism. I had asked one week ago examples for this on the Dutch version but I received no reply. Andries 12:46, 27 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Dinghy racing and dinghy sailingEdit

Tony -- I've just seen your cri de coeur about undoing a redirect of dinghy racing to dinghy sailing. I have done it for you (and moved the material), but for future reference, it is quite easy: You just have to find the redirect page and edit that, replacing the redirect line with some real content. There are several ways of finding the redirect page, but the easiest is just to GO to the redirect: you will then get the parent page, but with a line saying "redirected from ..." with the ... as a link; if you click on that link you get the redirect page. seglea 06:30, 31 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Scientific enterprise has moved to its own articleEdit

Thank you for your work on scientific enterprise. I moved it, just so you know. Ancheta Wis 10:45, 30 Jun 2004 (UTC)

NutritionEdit

I read this article awhile ago, but I felt it wasn't written in professional prose. Eg: "It appears that to stay young and live long, we must stay thin!"


Thanks for your comments.

I worded that statement in a deliberately non-technical way, to try to show that a healthy and long life is not necessarily achieved through scientific, academic knowledge , but that it might be a matter of commonsense, i.e. stay thin and don't overeat. Sometimes professionalism can obscure the main picture? Anyway, I'll reread the article, I have thought it had some repetition in it, and maybe some of the language like this needs looked at again.

TonyClarke 00:20, 2 Nov 2004 (UTC)

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Torture by proxyEdit

The two references you provided did not seem to function. Please could you check them out and restore them if they work. I would particularly like the quote torture by proxy if it was used in the Times otherwise it ought to be taken out of quotes as it is not used in the Telegraph article which I used as a substitiute

If you have time it would be nice to add the relevent pieces to a section on Uzbekistan to the article Uses of torture in recent times Philip Baird Shearer 17:58, 22 Mar 2005 (UTC)


Graeme ObreeEdit

Thanks for the note. I have noticed regular mentions of Graeme in Cycling Weekly over recent months. In the run-up to this month's 10-mile championship (held near my old home town of Nantwich), he was a non-starter, but only a week early won the Fullarton Wheelers 25-mile time trial. The Fullarton club seems to be based in Ayrshire (sample contacts have addresses in Kilwinning and Glengarnock). Paul W

Veganism LinksEdit

Hi Tony!

Although I appreciate that you've put a lot of effort into the "Veganism" entry, I politely suggest that you've been a bit heavy-handed on editing out so many Vegan-related links.

You recently edited out organizations, the most popular vegan lecturer on the circuit, some vegan blogs, and so forth.

I don't believe the credibility or accuracy of the entry was hampered by these links being included, and many of the ones you "cut" would have been useful to those exploring veganism.

I urge you to show a little more restraint in the future regarding links.... imho, they deserve a little more lattitude, and can help people if not edited so much.

However, I'd love to see them alphabetized and may take that on some time (at least they are more or less right now).

Best regards from a fellow vegan... Mark Sutton 11/02/05

Photo requestedEdit

You live in Glasgow, so could you take a pic of the Jordanhill railway station and upload it to Wikipedia? It's our 1 millionth English language article. -- user:zanimum

ABC and SimulaEdit

Long long time ago you added this sentence to the Guido van Rossum article: "He worked on the development of the ABC programming language, a descendant of the Simula language." Might you have a reference for this relationship between these two languages? I can't find any support for the claim and don't see much they have in common, other than both being imperative languages. Lambiam 04:18, 5 March 2006 (UTC)

I found this quote on the SETL page:

Python's predecessor, ABC, was inspired by SETL -- Lambert Meertens spent a year with the SETL group at NYU before coming up with the final ABC design! [1]
--Guido van Rossum

I'll remove the Simula clause from the article. Lambiam 16:18, 5 March 2006 (UTC)

The sentence in the talk announcement you found was clearly copied from the Wikipedia entry on GvR! By the way, you put your reply on my User page; I've moved it to my User talk page. Lambiam 13:04, 6 March 2006 (UTC)

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Care CommissionEdit

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That is too bad: I suspect it was a good one, though veganism/orthopathy/raw foodism are probably the most important.--Dchmelik (talk) 04:09, 29 September 2009 (UTC)

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The questions should only take a few minutes. I hope you will be willing to complete the survey, as we do value your insight. Please do not hesitate to contact me or Professor Kane if you have any questions. Thank You, BCproject (talk) 08:07, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

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Re: raw foodism, veganism and another topicEdit

Peace be with you,

You asked if I thought raw foodism should be called rawism. Actually I am in favour, and if it is done of course there should be a redirect.

I see you are interested in veganism and Dr. Fuhrman, who I think is either a Natural Hygiene (NH) doctor or recommends NH without saying. Would you be interested in discussing/editing the orthopathy article? (that alternate name is okay I guess since there is a newer scientific theory also named 'natural hygiene.') Verbal and I have been arguing over what is appropriate for the article. I had added several non-criticized and mainstream citations supporting NH, but some editors seem to want the page skewed to reactionary, uneducated critical viewpoints. Verbal did bring up good points about what would be better style and formatting. Others have tried to improve/expand the article and have added some good citations, but I am not sure the style is okay (there are many tags saying it is not, though some may just be reactionary.) I am not asking you to discuss/edit if you do not want to, and there are some NH aspects I am skeptical about such as whether vaccines prevented pandemics and whether 100% rawism is advisable, but it seems the diet part might be in your topics and the article has been deleted several times in the past. It seems worth keeping, since for example one could eat fries & salad and be vegan but not get enough of some nutrients, but unless one did get them one would not be NH, so it is about the only Western idea distinguished from veganism that way, but the critic cited in the article (Barrett) does not understand that and the American Dietetic Association (ADA) contradicts him on whether veganism is healthy. A friend who writes/lectures recommending veganism lately told me the ADA recommended vegetarianism. I do not know if they said anything more on veganism, but The China Study, which Fuhrman has referred to, also has a significantly contrary viewpoint to Barrett, as I had once explained in the article. I may not be editing it for a while because I am just tired of my non-criticized and mainstream citations being removed; I just thought you might be interested in this one.

I am quite interested in the raw foodism article and hope it stays reasonable, though I am not 100% rawist myself anymore. I could not get enough calories without having a pretty difficult/limited diet, and I have read some detailed refutations of whether various substances are present/better/relevant in raw food. I still try to do up to 90% but if I am doing athleticism or intense thinking (philosophy or math/computing, ...) it seems rawism does not work well. Of course if someone got sick and so then fasted it would potentially harm the digestive system to not eat raw afterwards, but it seems humans evolved by eating more calories from cooked food. One recent NPR interview says other apes prefer some cooked food, but I wonder what other animals do and if there still might be a way to go 100% raw. I have some ideas on improving raw food processes. Maybe I am wrong in not trying them immediately before other work and not doing 100% raw, but who knows: I still think 50% - 90% is fine. Another reason I do not go 100% is some doctors of NH or osteopathy (which seems to have adopted the fundamental NH idea but not applied it much) recommend not eating before solar noon if avoidable, so I do, so it is harder to get calories. Some historical spiritual groups do that (e.g. Essenes) or only eat before noon instead (e.g. Buddhist monks) and I wonder if they would be appropriate for the list of diets you have edited or the fasting article.

I see you edited Christian anarchism. To put it mildly I am a Christian (or Theosophist/Bahai) Platonist, but I think anarchism and Platonic Republic might end up the same way. Ethical anarchism and Classical Philosophy both hold the practice of virtue to be part of the highest ideal. I still think anarchy is an idea for youth--not me anymore. Activism in the context of famous quotes of Jefferson, Gandhi, MLK (and various conflicting thinkers I feel like avoiding mentioning) is good, but I also think it is okay to participate virtuously in governed society. It seems established anarchy still leads to what an anarchist friend of mine calls 'power relationships'--like in governed society. However as an ideal it is still best if everyone is virtuous enough to govern themselves, which you could call either anarchy or a Republic beyond its Classical model. I was wondering if Christian anarchism is your philosophy or if you are just interested, but you need not say. I am always interested in what someone into philosophy, veganism, and computing thinks of social topics or what articles one thinks could improve.--Dchmelik (talk) 04:06, 29 September 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for your thoughtsEdit

I hadn't looked at natural hygiene, I certainly agree with most of its principles. Medicine conventionally often reacts to symptoms rather than causes, and always runs the risk of making things worse. Also I have benefitted from fasting in the past. I will add to the article if I can think of relevant stuff.

Christian anarchism just appeals to me as a happy joining of ideas which I separately support. I suppose it doesn't have to be Christian: Bahai was (is?) seen as anarchist in its birthplace, and most religions have been persecuted as a threat to the established order, whether this was true or not. But look what happened to the Roman Empire! Anarchism I find a philosophically attractive idea, I think it is authority which is the non-natural idea, although apparently sometimes necessary.

'Rawist' I think is even less widely used, at least in my neck of the woods, than 'raw foodist'. Anyway, what's in a name, I think it's important the page is slimmed down and better organised in a NPOV way.

Good to talk with a fellow spirit!

Points of sailEdit

Hi Tony,

See my comment about recovering from being in irons; I think there was a typo in your edit. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Sirclicksalot (talkcontribs) 11:51, 28 June 2010 (UTC)

References for ArticlesEdit

Hi,

I noticed you were working on referencing the Dinghy sailing article and I wanted to give you some friendly pointers. I am assuming that you are going to eventually take this article back to GAN and to that end I would suggest putting you references into a template and not having links though out the page. I added the {{Reflist}} template and move some of your references into templates already. This should make it easier for you to continue a more standard type of referencing using copy past and changing the appropriate info. A couple of other things I would like to note

  1. I didn't look at it too closely but one of you links looks like it's to a collection of books for sale with a brief exert from the book. You would be better served to find the book through a Google search - or the like - and use a citation template and add all of the information.
  2. There is a book listed as a reference. I thought it might be beneficial to look at some other pages that extensively use books as references ways of adding inline citation. The Bobby Orr and Art Ross pages have a lot of inline citation from books and a extensive bibliography section, so if you are planning on use lots of references from books it might help to see how those pages handed it.

Hope this helps. Cheers --Mo Rock...Monstrous (talk) 20:33, 28 October 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the tipsEdit

Hi Leech 44

Very helpful, will have to put aside some time and get this done. Appreciate your help!

TonyClarke (talk) 22:13, 28 October 2010 (UTC)

Kantian veganismEdit

Yep, fair enough ;-) -- Boing! said Zebedee (talk) 18:35, 4 June 2011 (UTC)

NagelEdit

A most excellent rant. We need more like that one. SlimVirgin TALK|CONTRIBS 17:53, 31 August 2011 (UTC)

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What is your knowledge of ethics and philosophy?Edit

Okay, you "edited" article on ethics on basis that "the anonymous poster needs to justify its inclusion from among hundreds of similar works". So tell me which classical works on ethics are not even mentioned in this article? And if you somehow figure out after googling, please add them to the list while removing the truly unnecessary content. Tony, it is very easy to play "editor" deleting content (bandwagoning with another "editor" with blatant illiteracy), but yes, it is difficult to add content... And read this http://chronicle.com/article/The-Undue-Weight-of-Truth-on/130704/ it will help you in your Wiki endeavours... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 174.91.198.186 (talk) 02:10, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

My knowledgeEdit

It depends on what you mean by knowledge : ) I have a Master's degree in moral philosophy from the University of Glasgow here in Scotland, since you ask. But I hope my views stand up on their own. TonyClarke (talk) 16:36, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

Ok. I was thinking last night: you're right that the work I suggested is one among many and actually I accept your point. I appreciate also the fact that you answered my question. Good example... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 174.91.198.186 (talk) 22:57, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

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I appreciate your asking, and thanks for the open way you have dealt with this. I wish you well in your work here, you are right to question edits, there are some editors who can appear to be overly negative. Tony TonyClarke (talk) 00:39, 20 February 2012 (UTC)

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I echo this plea to use better sources. You recently added material to Empathy citing only a pdf of unknown provenance, a document that clearly fails WP:RS.
And please don't criticize other volunteers here who remove unsourced information. We're well within our rights to do so and it's completely unreasonable to ask us to do the work of others who have failed to support their edits. ElKevbo (talk) 16:30, 6 November 2012 (UTC)

IndividualismEdit

Hi Tony,

it appears to me that individualism is written in American English. Of course it's hard to find an absolute result on such a thing in such a long article, but there is only one Commonwealth -our ending in the whole piece, prior to Hendrick 99's edit. Looking at his pattern of recent edits, it appears that he is on a mission to remove American English, directly against WP:ENGVAR. If he made good edits too, OK, go ahead and re-add them — in American English. --Trovatore (talk) 07:33, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

I see you've left a message on my talk. I'll respond there. --Trovatore (talk) 19:11, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

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Article on enactionEdit

Tony: I hope you might take an interest in a new stub Enaction (philosophy) in view of your subsection on this topic in Enaction, which article is not directly concerned with the philosophical aspects. Brews ohare (talk) 16:16, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

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Hi Tony, I just posted a question at Talk:Contemporary_philosophy#Curious_about_an_edit which is about an edit of yours there. I'd appreciate if you could swing by and clarify. Thanks! --Pfhorrest (talk) 03:55, 24 December 2015 (UTC)

Look, if you encourage a new editor to indulge in personal attacks all that is going to result is that they will end up being blocked. I could have reported that edit (along with an earlier post making a Nazi reference) and coupled with the fact that ALL their other edits have been to promote their web site (that now includes one article deleted, and another shortly to be deleted), I am pretty sure they would have received a block or warning. As it is I have tried on their talk page to refer them to policy in the hope they can turn things round. You could help out there if you really want to make a difference. If, as you just have, you make it clear they can get away with it then they will just get worse. If you check their history multiple attempts to get them to read or abide by policy have just been ignored. The relevant policy which they clearly broke with that comment can be found here. If I remember aright you tried to be nice to Brews as well and he just got worse to the point where he was permanently banned from Wikipedia (if my memory is wrong apologies) ----Snowded TALK 12:51, 24 December 2015 (UTC)
OK you've chosen to reinstate it. I'm not edit warring with you as the personal attack is clear to any experienced editor. To be honest I'm amazed that an editor with your experience would encourage that type of comment, or for that matter the self-promotional edits and article creation by an editor who has chosen to ignore all offers of help and all references to policy. Foolish at best ----Snowded TALK 13:19, 24 December 2015 (UTC)

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Why you reverted my edit? What sourced content has been erased? Lbertolotti (talk) 01:16, 13 June 2016 (UTC)

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  Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. You appear to be repeatedly reverting or undoing other editors' contributions at Veganism. Although this may seem necessary to protect your preferred version of a page, on Wikipedia this is known as "edit warring" and is usually seen as obstructing the normal editing process, as it often creates animosity between editors. Instead of reverting, please discuss the situation with the editor(s) involved and try to reach a consensus on the talk page.

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I suspect that it is not good Wikipedia behaviour to comment on something that an editor puts on their user page - this is, after all, where we are allowed to put opinions and other stuff that are not OK anywhere else. However, I noticed that you have Highland Clearances listed under Genocide. The generally accepted view by post-Prebble historians is that no-one was deliberately killed as a result of the Clearances and that any deaths that did occur were of very elderly or sick people who would have died anyway, but might have had the event accelerated by eviction. Hence, to suggest that the Clearances fits the normal understanding of genocide is bizarre. The "man in the street" view of genocide involves deliberately murdering a number of people of one ethnic or religious group. (And I don't think many experts would argue with that.) I appreciate that the original definition of the term also included preventing such a population from breeding, but I don't think that there was any compulsory segregation of men and women, nor were there any mass sterilisations at the time of the Clearances. Listing the Clearances as a genocide really does a serious disservice to those who are the victims of genuine genocide events -if I were a survivor of, say, Bosnian Genocide I would be very upset to find that what happened to my friends and relatives was equated with someone being evicted as part of the reorganisation of a Highland estate - especially when, in the first phase of the Clearances, alternative accommodation was often made available and, in the second phase, assisted passages were provided for many who emigrated.

I note, also, that you wrote much of the very earliest part of the text of Highland Clearances. The later studies of this subject move the subject on a lot from Prebble et al. It might be helpful for me to include an extract from the talk page archive for this article:
However, I think that we need to be very careful that whatever goes into the article has some significant measure of academic support. This is why I try and limit the majority of sources to Richards (who is probably the most prolific writer on the subject and is now an emeritus professor of history at a major Australian university http://www.flinders.edu.au/people/eric.richards), Devine (perhaps the most technically correct historian on the subject, a professor at Edinburgh University http://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/about-us/staff-profiles/profile_tab1_academic.php?uun=tdevine), Jim Hunter (whose personal views very much tend towards great sadness at the empty highland landscapes - read his twitter page for more, amidst the modern Scottish politics - but even he shows a firm academic rigour, as in his treatment of, for example, the burning of Badinloskin in his book on the Sutherland Clearances, debunking some of the more hysterical elements of mythology of this event - his academic post is https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/research-enterprise/cultural/centre-for-history/staff/professor-james-hunter/ ). As a second level of choice, I would include Michael Lynch (https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/michael-lynch/1005855/), Michael Fry (who has the downside of also dabbling in journalism, but is also a widely published historian).
The bulk of the relevant works by these authors were published prior to the 2003 edits that got Highland Clearances off the ground. I don't know if you are aware of any of these experts in the field or have read any of their work.

Sorry to take you to task on all this - but at the end of the day, the objective is to get it right! ThoughtIdRetired (talk) 22:23, 1 October 2017 (UTC)

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DRP discussion on the Heidegger article here. I think it is worth one last attempt to get a mediated process on this and this could be it -----Snowded TALK 07:08, 28 December 2019 (UTC)

Also, problems in philosophy would be found, only, in the 'subjects' philosophy pursues...Consciousness is a subject in many fields of study...Subjects are where problems are studied and should not be part of the lead paragraph for understanding the Philosophy article...I mean no harm, please, both of you read more about Contemporary philosophy. thanks, Arnlodg (talk) 16:08, 31 March 2020 (UTC)