Vinay Gupta is the smartest human you’ve never heard of. Here’s an introduction to his indispensable work.
Humanity needs to colonize space. The future of intelligent earthly life may depend on it. Here’s why.
A succinct guide to exiting the world of traditional work and living life with no bosses, no schedules, no alarms, and no commutes.
A short piece of fiction regarding a man named Zan who doesn’t know.
A meandering reflection on the peculiar beauty of novels, saunas, and the work of Haruki Murakami.
Regardless of whether one is “secular” or “spiritual,” nature is a sublime and unfathomable roadshow. Shouldn’t we use our most potent language to describe it?
In the modern world, we risk becoming alienated from nature, ourselves, and each other. How to avoid a future of disconnection?
Gamerscore. Social media accolades. Hollow work milestones. What do these things have in common?
What would happen if some of history’s famous philosophers were alive today and tried to spread their ideas via Internet memes? I tried to answer this question by translating some of the major ideas of five famous philosophers into Matrix Morpheus memes. For your amusement and education, here’s what might happen if five great philosophers took [...]
Sometimes I share comics from the inimitable Existential Comics and provide some commentary on them. Now is one of those times. Sharing and elaborating on Existential Comics’ striking, moving, thought-provoking, and/or hilarious philosophy comics seems like a great way to make philosophy education more fun and accessible, and to help popularize philosophy. So I’ll probably keep [...]