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

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Gawker

Here's the Philosophy Essay Vox Found Too Upsetting to Publish
Gawker
Vox.com recently commissioned an essay from Torbjörn Tännsjö, a professor of practical philosophy at Stockholm University, on the “the repugnant conclusion,” a belief that asserts our moral duty to increase the population size because, according to the ...

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Mother Jones

Here's Why No One Cares About Modern Philosophy
Mother Jones
Via someone on the right (I don't remember who, sorry) I learned of a minor tempest over at Vox.com. One of their editors asked a Swedish philosopher, Torbjorn Tannsjo, to write a piece defending the "repugnant conclusion," which Tannsjo describes thusly:.
Vox Kills Piece Implying a Philosophical Reason to Oppose AbortionBreitbart News

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Newsweek

Dolly Parton Talks About Her 'Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged' Philosophy
Newsweek
Dolly Parton Talks About Her 'Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged' Philosophy. By Victoria Bekiempis 8/28/15 at 5:58 AM. RTX1O6RD. U.S.. Dolly Parton discusses the Christmas movie she's producing for the 2015 holiday season. Jonathan Alcorn/ Reuters.

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Game Informer

Bungie's Endgame: Destiny's Raid Philosophy And The Scope Of King's Fall
Game Informer
Aside from the fact that King's Fall will be Destiny's biggest and most complex raid to date, Bungie has been reluctant to talk about it. The studio hopes for King's Fall to be a complete surprise for players when they first dive into it in September ...

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The Altamont Enterprise

A meaningful philosophy of life is more essential these days than ever
The Altamont Enterprise
Philosophy, the Queen, is at the center of the circle, surrounded by the seven liberal arts — grammar, rhetoric, dialectic, music, arithmetic, geometry, and astronomy — in “Philosophia et septem artes liberales,” Latin for “Philosophy and the seven ...


A look inside Trump's political philosophy
Washington Post
Or, to put it more tartly, is there a coherent political philosophy underlying his candidacy? Spoiler alert — no — but first, a discussion of how long we might be talking Trump. It is no longer inconceivable that Trump could win the GOP nomination ...

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Hudson Hub-Times

Workshop hosted by Wandering Aesthetics focuses on improvisation techniques ...
Hudson Hub-Times
Wandering Aesthetics will host its next The Open Door: Akron's Performance Exchange Aug. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lifesource Yoga at 300 N. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Suite 2 in Akron. The event is open to the public, and no registration is required.

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Record - Columbia News

Philosophy Professor Teaches Core Classics at Women's Prison
Record - Columbia News
For 20 weeks over the spring and summer, philosophy professor Christia Mercer commuted 40 miles north of Morningside Heights to teach Literature Humanities at Taconic Correctional Facility. “Since Lit Hum readings are so transformative for my Columbia ...


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Yo La Tengo's Cover Song Philosophy
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In 1990, Hoboken, N.J. based-band Yo La Tengo released an album of covers called “Fakebook,” where they played numbers from artists like Cat Stevens and Ray Davies as well as reworking material from their own catalog. Now 25 years later, instead of ...

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Huffington Post

An Open Letter to Marco Rubio (and Other Deriders of the Humanities) From a ...
Huffington Post
So it only added to my dismay when I heard you deriding the decision to study philosophy as a waste of college time and money. You asked, rather dismissively, whether it was "worth borrowing $50,000 to major in Greek philosophy" and, tacitly, you ...

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

One of the greatest and everlasting debates of humanity has... Read More

The Cosmic Eggs

One of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World is... Read More

I Wouldnt Change A Thing

CHAPTER ONE: From Riches to Rags:When I look back upon... Read More

Choice and Social Acceptance in Human Organizations

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

Viewing from Anothers Perspective Sets Humans Apart?

Recently I discussed what sets humans apart from other animals... Read More

Evolution and Exorcisms

EVOLUTION: More surprising to me as I consider where my... Read More

The Animal and the Human

Recent DNA analyses have revealed that humans share a majority... Read More

Man Is Not An Island

Our thoughts do not take leave of absence.They are actually... Read More

DNA, Fiction and Society; How it Affects Thought

A book called the Seven Daughters of Eve by Richard... Read More

The Keltoi

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

Star-Fire Ceremony

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

Goths

To start this chapter we have a response from the... Read More

The Concept of the Sublime in Eighteenth Century Philosophy

The development of the concept of the sublime as an... Read More

Extra Terrestrial Genetic Defect Myth

There is a large contingency of people who believe in... Read More

From Experience: Is It the Circle of Life?

All of it in one way or another a part... Read More

Illuminati in Kentucky

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

Emerson and Plato

You might be surprised by the breadth and reach of... Read More

Infinity - Feynman

RICHARD FEYNMAN: - I had the great pleasure of watching... Read More

Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic

I admit I am only able to provide guesses as... Read More

Nostradamus Saw

The Luciferians are the inner cabal of the Vatican according... Read More

Understanding Of I-Ching And Tai Chi In Relation To Our Lives

Tai Chi, The Great Ultimate, was found earliest in the... Read More

Slavers Claim To be Slaves - Taxation

The United States of America was planned by elite members... Read More

The Knowledge Filter

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

Father Ernetti and the Philosophers Stone

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

Archetypes

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