Why Are We Here?

I had quite a wild shower thought last night. My everyday task/activity focus is often interrupted by a nagging question about the nature of our existence as humans. The question is not always the same, but it generally channels the spirit of: “Why are we here?” Usually, the way I ask the question also points specifically… More Why Are We Here?

Lunch Break: Beliefs

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I’m going to try to post more often on here. I think this time, though, instead of trying to crank out some overly-philosophical, 1000-word essay every night, I’m going to keep it simple. I’m going to shoot for regularity (good spot for a poop joke),… More Lunch Break: Beliefs

Vlog Companion – Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness is a bit of a trending topic in the world right now. Everybody who’s anybody is doing it, really. I’m trying to sell you on it because I think it’s incredibly valuable. The rewards are both individual and communal. Mindfulness – accepting the present as the only actionable reality – does not encourage complacency. In recognizing… More Vlog Companion – Mindfulness and Meditation

Let’s Play a Game: Life as an Escape Room

We’ll start with an assumption: Life is an escape room – one of those games where you’re trapped in a room, and have to find and synthesize strange clues to escape (you may know it best as one of the many online game variants). This is not a new assumption. Many religions conditionally promise some version of heavenly escape after death. If you do the right things… More Let’s Play a Game: Life as an Escape Room

A note from the editor: I’ve been trying to write this stupid fucking blog post for like a week now, and it’s just fucking shit. The point of it is I like philosophy and I want you to like it too. I want everyone to like it and do it because I think that would… More Do Philosophy, Don’t Study It