Category: philosophy

  • Microsoft Brings OpenAI Chatbot to Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.

    Word, PowerPoint and Outlook emails will get new AI assistants called Copilots — Read on —- I must be getting old and irrelevant. There is nearly nothing about AI technology that excites me anymore. Its really just boring sameness, computers doing the same thing, with more of it, over and over. Whatever they proclaim as…

  • :: Let me think

    If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I don’t like banning things. Words especially. While some people … Let me think

  • The Philosophical Same

    I wonder if people are as into difference as they were 20+ some years ago. I feel like people now-days are more about being the same. Current problem seem to be associated more with being different. For example: the growth of mental issue awareness seems promote solutions toward “connection”, and indeed, medications are more about…

  • Divergence (linked now)

  • Different is Difference in Approach

  • Hocus Pocus

    A Magical formula used in conjuring, 1630s, earlier Hocas Pocas, common name of a magician or juggler (1620s); a sham-Latin invocation used by jugglers, perhaps based on a perversion of the sacramental blessing from the Mass, Hoc est corpus meum “This is my body.” The first to make this speculation on its origin apparently was…

  • Someone said: the future of Mental Health ? Oh! —- If psychedelics are, I’m pretty sure there will just be new and improved mental issues they cannot treat. The nature of the psychedelic experience cannot be contained. For sure, they can be helpful. But we should, we are ethically required to ask: at what cost is this “spiritual-psychological revival” for mental health? Yet,…

  • Tax Justice

    I am no accountant or economist. However, some things seems apparent. All of us live on the planet. We use money to negotiate our lives. If we believe everyone should be living because they are living, then what is just is that the more money you have, the more you should be required to pay…

  • Russell’s Paradox – a simple explanation of a profound problem – YouTube

    This is a video lecture explaining Russell’s Paradox. At the very heart of logic and mathematics, there is a paradox that has yet to be resolved. It was disc… — Read on —- This guys a hilarious! And wonderfully enlightening. X

  • :: Writing about women philosophers: Dos and Donts

    Here is a link to my editorial for The New Historia. Thanks to Gina Luria Walker and the New Historia Team for publishing it and making it look so … Writing about women philosophers: Dos and Donts