Philosophy Archive

They’re Trying To Divide Us! Will You Let Them?

Unity among people is a concept that many people have been promoting for a long time, perhaps even as long as humans have existed, but that unity means different things to different people. Many of us don’t live in a way that consciously and

Abstraction, Art and Afremov

We’ve all seen a brilliant painting or photograph that left us in awe or jovial wonder or heard a musical composition that sent shivers down our spines. The ability of the art to reach beyond its physical constraints. Art allows us to reach beyond the

A teacher shows a better way to deal with difficult students than violence

Following the very viral video of a South Carolina sheriff throwing a non-violent student across the room was met with defense by many claiming “we don’t know what she did before the video” or that “the cop was trying to help her learn discipline,”

How To Disagree

The web is turning writing into a conversation. Twenty years ago, writers wrote and readers read. The web lets readers respond, and increasingly they do—in comment threads, on forums, and in their own blog posts. Many who respond to something disagree with it. That’s

10 things you can do every day to change the world

Life doesn’t always offer us ways of making major changes overnight, either to ourselves or our environments, but it frequently offers us chances to take tiny steps that together can add up to major changes for both ourselves and those around us. 1. Don’t

Understanding Trauma – Part II: Psychological After-Effects and PTSD

Possibly most of the readers of this text will have come across the term “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” (PTSD) with regard to veterans returning home from war zones and having problems with reintegration. Still many people don’t realize that PTSD is also a normal reaction

Hemeburger: Vegan Burger That Tastes And Bleeds Like Meat

There’s a new meatless burger in town, packing the main flavor of meat: heme, which is an iron structure incorporated into hemoglobin (which carries oxygen in your blood). Check out this first-hand report: The surprising reason that red meat tastes “meatier” than older meat

5 reasons recycling needs to be the last thing you do

Most of us, from a very young age, are taught that one of the most important things we can do for the environment is to recycle as much waste as possible. In many cases, it is even socially acceptable to note and correct those

This anti-aging scientist convinced me we could stop aging

It sounds preposterous: life as we know it is a slave to time and one of the key conditions of living is that a grave awaits us. But is this really a fact, or simply how it normally works? If we could stop aging,

6 things everyone needs to know about sex and consent

1. “The basis of sexual relationships are respect, equality and a respect for each other’s needs and boundaries.” I am sure that most of the readers of this entry will agree with this statement. So far so good. But how can it be explained