The best of the philosophical internet featuring a hammer attack on Marx's grave (taking 'philosophizing with a hammer' too literally); questions at an 'Ask a Philosopher' booth in NYC; Zizek on nomadic proletarians; hanging out in Plato's Academy; and detachable penises – or learning about sex from our animal cousins.
Among the many decision-making methods for life’s big decisions, one that stands out is from an early 16th-century soldier-turned-mystic, St. Ignatius of Loyola.
French philosopher Albert Camus perhaps put it best when he wrote, “Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.”
Capitalism: An economic system based on the production of goods for profit, and the private ownership of the means of production.
The best of the philosophical internet featuring John Stuart Mill's fixes to Facebook; Nietzsche as the perfect gentleman; AI's prescriptions for how to live; and a reading list for 'everyday philosophy.'
Eric Erikson was almost unique among psychoanalysts for his basic optimism. Know yourself – keep knowing yourself – and the rest will come.