Philosophy

The unexamined life is not worth living.” 

Socrates
  • I self-published erotica to make ends meet. Could I follow in Anaïs Nin’s footsteps or was I doomed to churn out filth? – by Sam Mills Read at Aeon
  • After decades of progress, cosmology is at a crossroads. Can it take its next big leap to solve the puzzles of dark matter? – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • We live in a world that must move beyond identity politics and embrace new models of the mind. Enter psydiversity – by Bonnie Evans Read at Aeon
  • Why Hokusai’s Great Wave – created amid Japanese isolation – became a resounding artistic and commercial success worldwide – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • Insect farming bakes, boils and shreds animals by the trillion. It’s immoral, risky and won’t resolve the climate crisis – by Jeff Sebo & Jason Schukraft Read at Aeon
  • A quick peek into the dynamics of herding behaviours in this mesmerising dance of sheep viewed from the sky above – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • Why is English spelling so weird and unpredictable? Don’t blame the mix of languages; look to quirks of timing and technology – by Arika Okrent Read at Aeon
  • Moral philosophy is bogus, a mere substitute for God that licenses ugly emotions. Here are five reasons to reject it – by Ronnie de Sousa Read at Aeon
  • How would a piano sound on Mars? Explore real and speculated soundscapes in this absorbing CGI voyage beyond Earth – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • Adolescence isn’t a time of life so much as a frame of mind. Liberating yet damaging, it’s transformed the US and the world – by Paul Howe Read at Aeon

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