War and PhilosophywithPierre Grimes

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pierre grimes philosophical midwifery

Pierre Grimes, PhD, is a specialist in classical Greek philosophy. He is the founder of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association. He is also founder of the Noetic Society in the Los Angeles area. He is author of Philosophical Midwifery: A New Paradigm for Understanding Human Problems, Socrates and Jesus: A Dialogue in Heaven, and Unblocking: Removing Blocks to Understanding. He is also a decorated veteran of the second world war.

Here he describes his combat experience during the second world war, pointing out that the generals sometimes made disastrous decisions costing many lives. At other times they managed to execute brilliant strategies. He argues that it is essential to oppose injustice wherever it is found. He points out that the same injustices that result in war can also be observed within family dynamics. The interviewer, Jeff Mishlove, raises some pacifist arguments.

(Recorded on September 11, 2018)

Published on September 27, 2018


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