It seems as though we have trouble delineating between different means of understanding the world and how those should be used. I've seen philosophers make for bad scientists and scientists make for bad philosophers. The reason, I believe, is they require different ways of searching for Truth.
It almost seems as if Ayn Rand is every libertarian-leaning person's favorite philosopher. Today, I'd like to talk about some problems I find with this philosophy.
Modernity has given us amazing progress, and it is an undeniable good in many ways. There is a cost to some of its assertions, which I address in this episode: The Faults Of Modernism
With a week filled with obvious signs of escalation from rhetoric to real threats of violence and even ideologically driven violence, it seemed necessary to address this boiling over of the public discourse.
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." -Dalai Lama. Hear my thoughts on what this quote means and what it teaches us.
The arts when bounded by rules free people; when art is let loose to run wild, it enslaves them. Learn why this is and check out today's show.
Follow as I explore the idea of battle and how that can manifest within oneself, in politics, in philosophies, and ultimately in war.