Would Immortality Be a Good Thing?

Is a 500-year lifespan goal likely to happen in our lifetime? Many of the most optimistic techno-futurists think so, with some even musing that we will eventually achieve immortality – the end of involuntary death. Of course, while most people are asking […]

Love Is Powerless

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.” – 1 John 4:18 Plenty of human relationships are about power. Usually […]

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 […]

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 […]