I'm sure everyone has seen enough of the free will and determinism debates on here. I am just curious what the overall consensus is nowadays. A couple years ago, I would never have thought about this, but since pursuing a minor in Philosophy on top of my Biology and Medical Lab...
Hopefully you're not in the right place at the wrong time. Or the wrong place at the right time. If you think you are in the wrong place at the wrong time. Get out of there now! I'm not sure if what i dwell on is philosophy per se. Spirituality? The Tao, perhaps. Was Buddha a...
What is work in physics?"the work done by, or energy transferred by" - WikipediaWhen I work,I provide energy.So vice versa,when I provide energy,I work?Well when I spent my money,I am working, aren't I?But this wayI am spending money for products.So if I want spend money for...
"And this is what mere humanity always does. It's made up of these inventors or artists, millions and millions of them, each in his own way trying to recruit other people to play a supporting role and sustain him in his make-believe. The great chiefs and leaders recruit the...
Now this is a word that needs to be in every Sophy Lover's vocabulary, I'll be lazy for a sec and give the wikipedia take:
Autopoiesis literally means "auto (self)-creation" (from the Greek: auto – αυτό for self- and poiesis – π&omicron...
Science, The Secret Of Skill"
Sir Karl Popper was the 20th century's preeminent philosopher of science. Now before you all tune out and start watching cats on YouTube, here's why that matters.
Science produces knowledge with a precision and clarity that nothing else has ever...
After a conversation with a fellow EPer on the subject of David Icke, I began thinking about the nature of conspiracy theory...
First of all, I don't despise Icke.
I like Icke.
I don't believe he's a con artist because his story is not a product... he does not sell Snake Oil, he...
Morality is the distinction of rights and wrongs in choices, with the aim of a more enlightened outcome of any situation.
The inherit problem with morality is that every noun can be assigned the value of "Evil" or "Good". Now this alone is a contradiction that leaves grey areas...
universe what existed before it if not another universe? was there empty space? did the laws of he universe exist like those of gravity and motion? if not how would a singularity which was the big bang have formed in the first place? if so was the space that was absent of space...
Critique series by Professor Kevin MacDonald, this interview with Kevin MacDonald is absolutely a must read for any college student or liberal who wants to challenge their own worldview.The first 20 minutes are first rate.
We know from science
that our universe
started with the Big Bang.
Everything was concentrated
in one single point
from where it started to expand
in all directions.
We are not able
to look deeper before,
no one knows what could be before
the creation of time and energy...
(By no means do I support this philosophy, I simply post this for educational purposes)"Everything leads us to believe that there is a certain state of mind from whichlife and death, the real and the imaginary, past and future, the communicableand the incommunicable, height and...
"All things truly wicked start from an innocence." Ernest Hemingway
This quote is an obsession to me..
Good and Evil are merely concepts created by society to protect itself. And it's because they were made by man that they are subjective, this makes the line between Good and...
If you go down the timeline
you may accept
that there was a time without money
and a time without gold
and a time without words.
The first human beings
have surely talked to each other
but they didn't need money
nor did they need gold.
But true is also
that long before any human...
Energy and time
are belonging to each other.
If I give food to the birds
I give them energy
but also time
because they can save time
for looking for food.
If I travel with a spaceshuttle
to a black hole in the universe
time will be very slooow there.
Because the black hole has so...