- 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
Millions of women wear makeup. Three questions: Question 1: Why wear makeup? Makeup is used to look pretty, right? Well, what is looking pretty? Who determines what pretty is? How much influence does society have in determining what “pretty” is? … Continue reading
How honest should you be with yourself? Three questions: Question 1: What do you know? There is a difference between what you believe and what you know. You probably believe a bunch of things which you don’t know (as I … Continue reading
You feel? Three questions: Question 1: What is feeling? You say you feel a certain way. Please, explain. Your back feels itchy? Don’t you mean there are just little electric signals being shot from your back to your brain? Why … Continue reading
It is unfortunate that the debate over the existence of God is so dividing. People too readily dismiss either side’s argument. Three questions: Question 1: Can we separate arguments for religion from arguments for God? When confronted with typical arguments … Continue reading
You can’t write about philosophy without writing about the concept of certainty. Three questions: Question 1: What is certainty? Before we ask if we can have it, what is it? What is a proper way to define such a thing? … Continue reading
Everybody wears clothes. Am I the only one who finds this odd? Three questions: Question 1: Why do we wear clothing? Oh, is this question not supposed to be asked? Don’t roll your eyes. We have been desensitized to people … Continue reading
We are rational beings. Few things make less sense. Three questions: Question 1: What is rationality? Put “reason” in perspective. On one tiny speck in the universe, there are little creatures who walk around and discern “right” from “wrong”. What … Continue reading
Three questions about you: Question 1: What are you? Simple. Are you simply your physical body? If so, if you lose a limb, has your self-identity fundamentally changed? Is a double amputee less of a “self”? Certainly in a physical … Continue reading
In the West, especially in America, careers are awfully important. Three questions: Question 1: Why care about a career? Most people have jobs in order to live well and eat. Can a career be anything more than that? If you … Continue reading