An Amazing, Hazy Look Into The Future

Sometimes we all sit and think. Sometimes we doodle with a pen. Do we ever look in depth at what we are thinking? I am amazed at the amount of people who say 'when the phone rang I knew it was you.' 'I was just going to call when you... Read More

Simple Words

The words, the thoughts, the processes go on and on.As simple as it may seem to me I tend to feel that all words have their own meaning and not always the dictionary form.A simple word takes the form of many other words as each individual person who hears it... Read More

What Is Destiny? Is There Some Thing Called Free Will?

One of the greatest and everlasting debates of humanity has been about the role of destiny in the lives of human beings. There was a time when it was almost an accepted fact of life that each and every event was governed by destiny of human beings. Astrology was considered... Read More

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Web

I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them. The probability of that obviously is very low but laws of probability have often been known to falter at the crucial test of reality. For example, there is a statistical theory that if you gave a... Read More

DNA, Fiction and Society; How it Affects Thought

A book called the Seven Daughters of Eve by Richard Sykes is worthy of a read and talks about what we have learned about the flow of human beings populations through DNA research. Thus it is safe to say that certain members of our species have developed differently and in... Read More

Desire is the First Step

When a member of a species determines it wants something a thought is born, which triggers a desire and thus starts the brain into a cycle innovation and strategy. If it is hunger in a Bald Eagle it means flying over the river to catch a Salmon. If it is... Read More

Culture and Knowledge

In eastern Cultures the passing of thought was considered valuable, so much in fact that even to this day members of those cultures respect their elders and listen to their advice. The passing of such thoughts and concepts and philosophies is of extreme value. The Christianity religion and its followers... Read More

Humans Who Are Disrespected Seek Revenge

The easiest way to gain enemies is to disrespect people. Inherently for some reason; humans who are disrespected more often than not seek revenge. This should be a warning of what happens in business deals, corporate brainstorming (with regards to hard earned and developed Organizational Capital) or even an outcast... Read More

Tempus Fugit and the Dollar Doesnt

Money is time, a commodity which can be used to gage worth in respect to the time needed to construct, design, build, assemble, mine or in other ways accomplish a task, the creation of a product, a skill, an idea or any materialistic value. The value of a dollar changes... Read More

Choice and Social Acceptance in Human Organizations

Let's discuss choice and social acceptance. I had the most interesting conversation the other day with a friend at a coffee shop. I was working on a quote and read it out loud and then we discussed it for hours. First here is the quote:"It is interesting how many groups,... Read More

In The News:


Forbes

Why A Philosopher Teaches Privacy
Forbes
Next week, the new term begins and I'll be teaching an undergraduate philosophy course called, “Technology, Privacy, and the Law.” The first order of business will be to explain why thinking critically about privacy—determining what it is, deciding ...


TheStranger.com

What Ferguson Tells Us About the Current State of Hiphop
TheStranger.com
I wish I knew where to begin. You've probably read—or ignored, or just RT'd—a couple dozen articles about what's been happening in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, since Officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown to death.


CU-Boulder philosophy professor under threat of firing won't teach this fall
The Denver Post
BOULDER — As University of Colorado students and instructors return to the classroom Monday, embattled associate philosophy professor David Barnett will not be among them. The university is moving to fire Barnett, 44, after paying a graduate student ...
Colorado Professor Who's Fighting Dismissal Won't Be Teaching This FallChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

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CBS Local

Dave Richard: Will The Increase In Penalties Shift Your Fantasy Drafting ...
CBS Local
BOSTON (CBS) – Maybe your fantasy draft is just days away, so CBS Sports' Dave Richard came on Thursday morning with Adam Jones and Albert Breer, filling in for Toucher & Rich, to answer a number of different questions from the guys, and took some ...

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VIDEO: Kliff Kingsbury's Morning Routine and Coaching Philosophy
Wreck 'Em Red
Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman recently visited Texas Tech's fall camp and had a one-on-one sit down with the head man himself, Kliff Kingsbury. They discuss several topics, including what Kingsbury expects of himself, his players and the season.

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Philosophy According to Cara Delevingne's Instagram
New York Magazine
Cara Delevingne lives by inspirational quotes. She employs her Instagram like a modern commonplace book, collecting countless scraps of wisdom that have caught her fancy. And while the casual Instagram-peruser might see a random array of Tumblr-style ...


RT

​Why philosophers must take a stand on Gaza
RT
The question is whether philosophers should take a stand in this conflict. What characterizes our discipline is existence, that is, the vitality of concepts and our relation to them. This is what distinguishes philosophy from other disciplines. While ...


In a Profession Plagued by Homogeneity, a Philosophy Conference Delivers ...
Truth-Out
Lewis Gordon noted in his keynote lecture on "Existential Philosophy as a World Philosophy," that philosophers from around the globe have been doing work in reflective, engaged, phenomenological and existentialist thought for centuries, and it has gone ...

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It's Tuesday So Have Two Philosophy Jokes And This Random Thing I Found
io9
Two. One to change the lightbulb and one to observe how the lightbulb symbolizes an incandescent beacon of subjectivity in a netherworld of Cosmic Nothingness. *a_blackpanther linked to the interactive version of this chart in the comments below.


Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

East Carolina U. Blocks Hiring of Philosophy Professor Accused of Sexual ...
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
The philosophy department had chosen Colin McGinn for a one-year appointment, but administrators declined to accept the department's choice, without saying why. Mr. McGinn resigned in December from the U. of Miami, where he had faced accusations of ...

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Darius and the US Postal Service

DARIUS: - Coins bearing his visage are found in the... Read More

Youre Wrong

Isn't it amazing how often you're wrong? I mean that... Read More

Nature Worship

NATURE WORSHIP: - Wicca and witchcraft or other shamanic attunements... Read More

My Insight into Numerology

From time to time, we wonder about the mystery that... Read More

Archetypes

DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY (ARCHETYPES): - "All material bodies are condensations of... Read More

Joseph Bonaparte and The New Jersey Devil

Joseph Bonaparte and The New Jersey Devil:"Commodore Stephen Decatur was... Read More

Star-Fire Ceremony

The Templar flag Columbus and da Gama traveled under was... Read More

Socrates Warned Us But We Killed Him

The ability to do something that requires generations to develop... Read More

The Knowledge Filter

"[I often get] the feeling that the very concept of... Read More

Quotes to Think About

INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"There is a principle which is a bar against... Read More

The Tree of Life and Allies

There are names in many languages and cultures or even... Read More

Father Ernetti and the Philosophers Stone

And there will be many 'experts' who say that light... Read More

The Magi

I find no real fault in Constantine's inclusion or plagiarization... Read More

The Esoteric Mandate (Rothschilds too)

The monopoly called usury given to a specific group of... Read More

Simple Words

The words, the thoughts, the processes go on and on.As... Read More

Dorothy Dunn and Primitive Art

The artist's of tribes of the Great Plains left their... Read More

The Keltoi

The CIA's motto is "You shall know the truth and... Read More

Choice and Social Acceptance in Human Organizations

Let's discuss choice and social acceptance. I had the most... Read More

The Pertinence of Nudity

Every kind of nudity is an abstraction. A man without... Read More

MORAL ARMOR on Materialism and Profit

Desiring to get the most out of life, life's lovers... Read More

Checked Into Nirvana. Where Is Joy?

Eckhart Tolle lived upto his twenty ninth year in a... Read More

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Web

I really believe there are things nobody would see if... Read More

All That We Are... Are Labels

Within the confines of the known universe, a madness is... Read More

Illuminati in Kentucky

Illuminati in Kentucky:My fevered imagination includes the probability that Andrew... Read More

William Butler Yeats

There are adepts outside of what is called alchemy who... Read More