Anti-natalism is the ethical view that the act of having children is morally reprehensible, largely because of the consent issue: nobody who's born is capable of consenting to being born. On this episode, we discuss the ethical issues around procreation.
On this episode, we talk about the ideas behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
My goal here is to give a balanced overview of the ideology (or the philosophy) at work behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency protocols.
I've been thinking to myself lately that no objective truths exist. That everything is subjective. Especially morality.
I've been moving away from the idea that objectivity exists at all, and instead thinking that maybe everything we think of as an objective truth is actually an illusion.
Here, we attempt to separate fact from fiction, exploring whether the Atlantis myth may be a fictionalized tale of a real natural disaster—such as the devastation of the Minoan civilization on Crete by a tsunami more than 3,500 years ago.
On this episode of the podcast, we discuss survival stories and the philosophy of mountains and mountaineering. I talk about a few close calls I've had while out in the mountains, and then we ask what draws humans to these mountains in the first place.
On this episode, we're starting with Confucian ideals of Virtue and governance by wu-wei (effortless action). Then we jump straight into the politics of modern China, how Confucian principles are being mi-used, and contemplate the future.
On today's episode, we seek to understand modern China by examining its philosophy: in particular, the Confucian emphasis on social harmony. This concept is fundamental to understanding how the cultural identity of China has persisted over the past several thousand years and into the modern age.