A weekly diary capturing my thoughts as I waded through one of the most challenging books I’ve ever read
Is it possible to produce something like a blog without some form of bias in your writing?
A philosophical examination of Charlie Brooker’s Netflix choose-your-own-adventure experience
I had a few bits and pieces left over from various note-taking and thought-scribing sessions, so I collected them together into this final piece. Thanks for reading - I hoped you enjoyed the series. Keep your eyes peeled for more pieces to come on a variety of different philosophical themes. Thoughts on god I’m not … Continue reading A Collection of Final Thoughts… Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 10
Are Mumford and Sons really that bad? Why it’s okay to be critical - as long as you’re constructive
I wrote in the previous part of this series of blog posts about the limits of our objectivity, and illuminated some of my thoughts on how our mental apparatus might be hampering us in our quest for progress, both scientifically speaking and in terms of general living standards. And I’d like to just take a … Continue reading The Limits of Our Technical and Mechanical Apparatus – Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 8
We can only perceive the world as our mental apparatus allows us to do so. Immanuel Kant explored this notion in great depth in his three immense critiques (Pure Reason, Practical Reason and Judgment). He separated phenomena (what we actually see and experience) and noumena (that which we can’t see or penetrate but exists independently … Continue reading The Limits of Our Objectivity: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 7