Readers of this site will note that I have a broad definition of “philosopher.” My reading list reflects this.
I don’t follow many comedians, but Louis C.K. is one of them. I don’t care much for the profanity, but his irreverent sense of humor is an effective vehicle for thoughtful commentary on the state of modern society. Not all comedians do this. Too many shock for the sake of shocking. Check out this segment about why smartphones are bad for kids.
A recent high school graduate that I know gave a little speech. It was a speech about a life transformed and a dream for the future. It was a speech from the heart. If you have not seen this, it is worth a few minutes of your time. (more…)
I was mucking around the Internet when I stumbled onto a list of “The Works that Most Influenced Science Fiction, 1963-1992.” It’s a decent list and got… Read more “Philosophical science fiction worth reading, watching, and playing”
Recently, I discovered Alain de Botton, a philosopher for the people. (more…)
The stars move against the night sky. Planets rise and fall. Captivated, time stands still. (more…)
A friend referred me to Kirby Ferguson’s “Everything is a Remix” web video series, and I found it to be well thought out and produced. Its byline… Read more “Everything is a remix”
I recently stumbled upon Aidan 5, an original sci-fi web series, and I was blown away. I’m not the only one either, judging from reviews.