Philosophy in Comedy: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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This week’s video examines the parallels between FX TV comedy It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and ideas from two famous german philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger. Continue reading “Philosophy in Comedy: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”

Philosophy in Comedy: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Why Work Is So Boring

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Many of us find our work rather boring and when we do, we tend to blame ourselves. But there are very large-scale reasons, rooted in history and economics, why certain sorts of modern work are both more lucrative and rather more boring than they might have been in the past. Continue reading “Why Work Is So Boring”

Why Work Is So Boring

This is your brain on terrorism

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We watch news coverage of terrorism because we think it’ll make us better informed about how to keep ourselves safe. But what if it does the opposite? Continue reading “This is your brain on terrorism”

This is your brain on terrorism

Advice from the Ghost of Georgia O’Keeffe

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The ghost of Georgia O’Keeffe explains how to deal with stupid people criticizing your ideas. Continue reading “Advice from the Ghost of Georgia O’Keeffe”

Advice from the Ghost of Georgia O’Keeffe

The Philosophy of Reggie Watts

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How Reggie Watts uses comedy and music to decontextualize information. Continue reading “The Philosophy of Reggie Watts”

The Philosophy of Reggie Watts

What Our Wedding Vows Should Say

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Some of the trouble of long-term relationships comes from the vows we say at the beginning. We should learn to reformulate what we say when we enter marriages. Continue reading “What Our Wedding Vows Should Say”

What Our Wedding Vows Should Say

The Importance of Empathy

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Try to understand how other people experience the world. Continue reading “The Importance of Empathy”

The Importance of Empathy