Category: Social Commentary

Scientists With The Certainty of Theologians

I return to Russell’s Introductory on his History of Western Philosophy to further highlight the trendy mistake of confusing science with philosophy. The Article https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-purpose/201811/can-life-have-meaning-in-random-universe Music Credits Music by BENSOUND http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-… Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b…  

3 Signs That Pop Psych is Caricaturizing People Again

Are you a self centered, passive aggressive, jealous caricature? Inc Magazine is here to help. And I’m here to poke fun at taking caricatures seriously. (Note: It’s not that bad of an article but there’s plenty of commentary to be made based on how…

Democratizing Prissiness – Hey Guys and the Fainting Couch (Vlog)

The Atlantic has a recent article about the problem with ‘hey guys!’ as a greeting. There were 17th century French aristocrats that fainted less. I’m still utterly sleep deprived so if you don’t mind meandering through this topic at a snails cadence then perhaps…

Metaphysics is not Science

There’s a new Simon Says game in town and it’s called: Science Says. As lovely as the method called Science is, it nontheless remains mute. Science can say nothing at all. Which is an attractive quality when one considers how many daft things Simon…

Exploring Russell’s “The History of Western Philosophy” – A First Glance at the Introduction

I give some commentary on the introduction to Lord Russell’s “The History of Western Philosophy.” I am rather pressed for time as my work schedule has me waking up at one AM; and although it’s a Saturday I must make it to the pub…

Imperial Japan, Bertrand Russell, and Productivity (Vlog Thing)

Finally back in the house. It’s a touch difficult to pick a title for one of these vlogs that’s all over the place. So, I sort of just listed some of the main topics under discussion. I go over those and some odds and…

Modern Prayer

May we all be fulfilled! Ave! By the true God… Hail! (Murmurs) O  celebrant do you cast off all false religion and artificial doctrine? HAIL BEZOS What shall ye worship? Die mysteriis dom Amazonthas What spirit presideth therein? Most puiscant Lord Bezos! For what…