Masculine Minds make for Selfish Genes

Either altruism is possible, or it isn't, and this goes for both nature and humanity. I happen to think altruism is possible, and that the human being is just one of the most striking examples of it. Equally striking are our bodies themselves, composed of trillions of cells who somehow have chosen to participate in [...]

The Living Cosmos

've been struggling with how to bring teleology back into scientific cosmology (by which I mean the development of the entire universe, from the birth of matter and energy, to stars and planets, to cells and animals...). It is difficult, because we are so used to seeing the world as a collection of blind atoms. [...]

Being No One

CanteatpancakesLove your videos, Love your comments,I'm a giant Alan Watts fan my selfI've found Thomas Metzinger to be a great addition to his ideas, have you read Being No One?The functional boundary between a supposed internal and external world seems to me nothing more then a evolutionary tool which can not be justified outside of [...]

Curing Philosophy

Wittgenstein's model philosopher would act like a physician, though instead of trying to cure physical ailments, he would attempt to relieve metaphysical tension. The philosopher is a doctor of the mind, more commonly known as a psychologist. His task is to keep the language from misunderstanding itself. This, in turn, prevents people from becoming insane. [...]