The Philosophy of: Max Tegmark (+ Steven Weinberg and Freeman Dyson) on the meaning of life

This is what co-founder of the Future of Life Institute says in his book, Life 3.0: It’s not our universe that gives meaning to conscious beings, but conscious beings giving meaning to the universe.  And this is what two of his favourite physicists say: First, Steven Weinberg: The more the universe seems …

Amongst all the absurdities of life, and trying to make sense of a world that doesn’t… the point is just to LIVE – The Philosophy of: Albert Camus (pt.1/probably 8 billion)

Yes, life is chaotic. And yes, the major choices in life are difficult or impossible to work out and get right. And yeah, nature is unpredictable and even though we came from it, we still try to work it out. And mmmhmm girrrl, we know nothing about death, and can …

The philosophy of: Kenny Fucken Powers vs. The philosophy of: A Wrinkle in Time – Why does Mrs. Who, who’s from a billion years into the future, still care about nationality?

In A Wrinkle in Time, the three wise women, Mrs. Who, Mrs. Whatsit and Mrs. Which share wisdom gathered from living for a billion years. But then why does Ms. Who quote the nationality of the famous people she quotes when sharing her wisdom? For example, when she quotes Buddha, she identifies him …

Suspend judgement

Even if you will never get the facts of something, making decisions based purely on emotion leads to decisions that you actually may not have wanted to make. Wait. Breathe. Think. And use your reason, after some time to make decisions. Especially ones that may affect you for a long …

‘Pride?’ What is ‘Pride?’

Is there anyway that saying ‘I’m proud of you’ isn’t even little bit selfish? If someone says ‘I’m proud of you’, what may be being expressed is that they are, even a tiny bit, responsible for your achievement or success. So it may, subconsciously, be not only making someone feel good that you …