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Wisconsin native. "The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."--GKC "Liberalism is the modern and morbid habit of always sacrificing the normal to the abnormal" --G K Chesterton "The only objective of Liberty is Life" --G K Chesterton "A man can never have too much red wine, too many books, or too much ammunition." -- Rudyard Kipling
There was a pretty serious philosophical problem driving nominalism, which isn't easy to dismiss. I wrote a bit about it here.
It's a difficult question. I think I believe that the nominalists are right, but only about certain kinds of individuals -- that 'individuality is an emergent property,' to say it in the technical terms. We see it begin to emerge at certain levels of organization.
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