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?
Last night was a pleasantly cool evening, so I decided to open up the window and let a breeze roll into my apartment before I went to bed, instead of blasting the air conditioner as I usually do. As I laid there, I began to notice the sound of the crickets chirping. I then began […]
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 […]
Note from Jordan: This is a guest essay from Nick Collins, a good friend of mine and a PhD student in Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies. This essay is quite extraordinary and also quite dense. In hopes of rendering it easier to digest, I’ve written a brief summary of its central claim: “The Internet […]