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Category Archives: Philosophy
What is the relation between alcohol and superheroes? Here are some philosophical reasons to get drunk. Continue reading
How do you bend a spoon? You can, if you realize that there is no spoon. That there is no space and time. Continue reading
In a world gone hedonistic on us, is it wise to defer your satisfaction? What is the difference between pleasure and happiness? Continue reading
The last post in this series on Games that People play, this piece looks at how rules can be so designed as to generate conflicts that ensure stability. Continue reading
How to understand life in terms of its underlying rules. Evolutionarly biology first. Continue reading
Exploring the rules and nature of the corporate game that a vast majority of us play on a daily basis. Continue reading
This is the introductory post on a short series on the rules of the games that people play, and where to look for predictability. Continue reading
Don’t answer that! I can tell you whether you believe in God or not. Continue reading
The speeches that Swami Vivekananda gave about 120 years ago in Chicago, and on the origins of pride. And of shame. Continue reading
This article is a follow-up to my last post on what was troubling my conscience. This is also a rant on the modern capitalism of the corporate era, where we have all become tiny cogs in a giant wheel inexorably rolling on to nowhere in particular, but obliterating much in the process. Continue reading
This last post in the series explains why I believe it is time to say goodbye to Einstein, and why I look forward to how our worldview develops in the light of this CERN discovery of material superluminality. Continue reading