- A Dialogue about the Mind
- Intellectual Pomposity
- What is insanity? What is the standard of sanity? Are the close-minded insane?
- Which comes first: head or heart?
- Why ideas control your life
- Three a week: Spirituality
- Precise Communication: Concrete or Abstract? Even possible?
- Three a week: Education
- Three a week: Ideation
- Three a week: Definitions
Category Archives: Three a week
Plenty of people call themselves “spiritual”. Three questions: Question 1: What does it mean to be “spiritual”? I don’t think there is a definitive answer to this question. From what I understand, it generally means that an individual values “higher” … Continue reading
Are you responsible for your ideas? Three questions: Question 1: Where do ideas come from? Simple answer: our mind. However, when we look a little closer, that answer doesn’t satisfy. Do you consciously think “I am going to think about … Continue reading
Philosophers are boring, always insisting on defining words to death. Three questions: Question 1: Why such insistence on precise definitions? Rather than ask a series of questions related to this broader question, as I normally do, I feel compelled to … Continue reading
Everybody seems to be invested in the physical world. Three questions: Question 1: Does the physical world exist? Seems like an easy question to answer. Of course the physical world exists, we interact with it every day. What could be … Continue reading
People who value truth seek justification for their beliefs. Three questions: Question 1: Is there a method to proper “justification”? Should all justification for a belief rest on empirical evidence? If there is no “tangible” evidence to believe in something, … Continue reading
This post is about contradictions, and this post is not about contradictions. Three questions: Question 1: Why do contradictions sound alluring? “They went to a world where 2 became 3, where good became evil, and hot was cold.” Ooooooh! How … Continue reading
“The pursuit of happiness”. Sounds great. Three questions: Question 1: What is happiness? Be careful how you answer this question. It could have big implications on the nature of reality. For example, does happiness have to do with your subjective … Continue reading
Do we have free will? Three questions: Question 1: What is free will? It sounds obvious, but upon further inspection, this is a tough question. Can we make choices freely? Well, what is a “choice”, and what is “freely”? Perhaps … Continue reading