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North Korea and the “Existential Threat”

We currently see a lot of news on the threat posed by North Korea. The threat itself has a Positivist, quantum-mechanical existence, but it also has a philosophical aspect, operating with the natural-identity hypothesis of self-determination. Existentially, we have to … Continue reading

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The Real and Actual Threat

Secretary of State Tillerson said today there is no current, actual threat from N. Korea. Nonetheless, the threat is real. The useful value of a nuclear weapon (its currency) is its existential threat (its deterrence value). The threat is actually … Continue reading

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