A Deep Dive into: The meaning/purpose of life – The Philosophy of: Ricky Gervais [pt.1]

In this quick interview with The New Philosopher, Ricky Gervais answers questions with his usual Ricky Gervais genius. But it’s his answer to the last that stands out as most significant and perhaps his most thought out and most heavily contemplated. 13. What is the meaning of life? To learn and …

The Philosophy of Monty Python’s Stan (from Life of Brian) – You came from nothing, you go back to nothing. What’ve ya got to lose? Nothing.

Everything that is something had to come from nothing. Every relationship you have in your life, at some point, was not there. So if you were fine before it happened, it’s prove you’ll be fine after it’s gone. Which is like life. At some point you didn’t live. And the world …

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. …