The Philosophy of: Falcão & The Octopods in The Arrival – Many become One. (Another student of mine inspires me)

What do we actually need? Well, this song, and specifically Soja, have an idea of what… And thanks to one of my students, Marcela who translated Falcão’s verse so beautifully and poetically from Portuguese, this is what Falcão thinks we do… Look for your dreams, your intentions, Open your mind for your …

Hypothetical: If you could choose between dying peacefully (and unaware) during your sleep, or die FULLY AWARE, but have ONE SECOND after your heart stops (and before your brain shuts down) where you could see the universe’s entire past and future and understand every single thing in the universe ever (alas Lucy in yep ‘Lucy’), which would you choose? & The Philosophy of: Lucy [pt.4]

There’s one thing, just one, that is impossible to ever know about. One thing that no one can ever experience and tell us about, for us to know, for a fact, what it’s like. And yep, that is pretty much my favourite topic to talk about, (just behind this): death. …

‘Holy flying fuck, that thing took off.’ – The Philosophy of SpaceX & Elon Musk [SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy taking off, and its outer cores landing, is god damn incredible and could give you goosebumps (and why)

Why are things like seeing panoramic views of cities (say, from the top of skyscrapers or the Eiffel Tower for example) so appealing and so captivating? It’s possible that it’s because we attempt to process in our brains what we, as individuals and as humanity, has achieved, and are capable …

The Stoicism of: Tom Brady & Bill Belichick – The past is no indicator of present or future success. Do your job. This job right now.

The NFL regular season has only 16 games (compared to 82 in the NBA, same in the NHL and 162 in hockey, for comparison). Also, only 12 out of the 32 teams make the playoffs (which are all one off games, also, significanltly less than the other major sports which …

‘The Weather Outside is weather’ – On the Weather [The philosophy of: Kunu from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Example, Snufkin and I guess mine]

The weather outside is weather. This could be your last day on earth. So you can either lament something that WAY out of your control (the weather) or do whatever you want to do anyway (in rain it can actually become an even more tangible and memorable experience). This is …