We spend our lives in abject supplication to our neurotransmitters, performing both menial and Herculean tasks in the hopes they might grace us with their blessings. We exercise, we adventure, we tell stories, play games, listen to music, gaze at nature and art; we chase
Half-ass meme inspired by this whole-ass write-up on Quillette.
If you think a man juggling chainsaws would be relieved when they start running out of gas, you haven’t really asked yourself why a man juggles chainsaws in the first place.
If only this were a required attribute to be considered an “adult” of our species.
If someone from the past asked me what kind of culture we had in 2017, I’d explain how we sell fake books that people use to decorate their homes.
Nietzsche said that there are two types of people: those who want believe, and those who want to know. More recently, it’s been suggested that the distinction between the two may be related to intelligence. Now I know how condescending that sounds, but think about
So you’re unhappy with how the past year played out. The people elected a tacky, crass demagogue whose grade-school language winks at racism in his speeches and incites bigotry and xenophobia. And emboldened by his example, the volume of other ugly voices has been
What good is the study of philosophy if any conclusions or ideas that come of it never reach the minds of the masses? Sure, things trickle-down and diffuse through the memescape or zeitgeist or other $2 word to describes the cloud of culture that loosely