Saying Goodbye to the Old Office

Dear old office, You delightful old scamp. I’m going to miss you. Today the BitPay team that’s called you home for more than three years is moving on to (hopefully) greener pastures in Alpharetta. I’ll not forget, you though. As Shakespeare’s King […]

The Best Fantasy Has Roots in History

This week I came across a popular Reddit thread exploring how Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin created his fictional land of Westeros. It looks remarkably like England. Landmass shape isn’t the only thing Martin borrowed from the British Isles. The […]

Can Language Change Our Perception of Reality? – A Praxis Philosophy Night Discussion on the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

  We often think that our experience of reality shape and determine the words we use. It’s intuitive to see experience, concept formation, and speech as a strict one-directional flow. But what if we’re wrong about where language comes in? What if language actually […]

Why Makers Are Better Consumers

This Friday I took some of my friends to my favorite entertainment in Atlanta – the Shakespeare Tavern – for a performance of William Shakespeare’s comedy The Taming of the Shrew. The Atlanta Shakespeare company made me cackle intensely enough to probably […]

Game of Thrones Philosophy Breakdown: S7E3 “The Queen’s Justice” – Power, Faith vs. Skepticism, and Restorative vs. Punitive Justice

*SPOILER ALERT FOR GAME OF THRONES, OBVIOUSLY. Don’t listen to this if you haven’t watched the show!* I feel like the only real way to honor this episode is to keep the introductions short. This is Game of Thrones Philosophy Breakdown. It’s […]