In this first part of a short series, I focus on how we come to ‘place’ ourselves in the face of our modern scientific understanding.
Mars colonies, Sentient AI, Climate Collapse, Overpopulation, Cybernetic Enhancements, Uploading Consciousness… What are the implications of such a possible future for us as individuals?
A look into artistic responses to the question of meaning, through photography and dance.
Is it really meaningful to talk about ‘meaning’ in the first place? Has our ability to label it as a concept tricked us into believing it is more real than it is? What would the consequences be if so?
A short piece on the power of an open mind, inspired by Bertrand Russell.
This month we’ll be considering things like ‘is meaning meaningful?’ and ‘is there any point in purpose?’
We are all programmed by society to believe purpose/meaning exist, and they greatly affect all that we do, but is this right?
…and why should you care? A few thoughts on how I see truth, in light of our quest for Wisdom.
Philosophy means, literally, ‘the love of wisdom’, and wisdom is great! So why isn’t everybody doing it?
“Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.”
– Lao Tzu
Lift off! This month, as our flagship destination, we will be tackling the idea of ‘Wisdom’ and the ancient art of mastering it, Philosophy. It seems as though all around us the world is losing its mind, while the need to use your brain effectively is more important than ever…