- 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
Tag Archives: culture
I’d like to address a certain pet-peeve of mine. Like many of my other pet-peeves, it is a methodological mistake: intellectual pomposity. No, I am not talking about that guy who is convinced he’s right regardless of what other people … 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
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
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
Unless you live in the woods (with an internet connection?), you are influenced by culture. Three questions: Question 1: Should you care about your society’s culture? Think about it. Does a subjective, pervasive culture help anyone come closer to discovering … Continue reading
Should we bother with emotions? What purpose could they possibly serve? Wouldn’t we be better off attempting to be 100% rational 100% of the time? This is a topic which is near and dear to my heart (or dear to my … Continue reading