philosophy

Quote that gives me chills

Truly, this quote gives me chills.... "If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness." ~Phrase carved into concentration camp cell by a Jewish Prisoner Source ~ reddit 

“A fascinatingly disturbing thought” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson's disturbing thought: That there is about a one percent difference between human DNA and the DNA of our nearest genetic relatives the chimpanzee. You could say that whatever it is that makes us human is somehow contained in that one percent...

Video game that can add 10 years to your life ~ Jane McGonigal ~ TED

Game designer Jane McGonigal gives a fascinating TED talk on how video games can have a real, positive impact on people's lives as she compares deathbed regrets to the reported benefits of playing a simple game. In the talk, McGonigal reveals that she suffered a...

Louis C.K. on Fathers Day

Louis C.K. offers an excellent and personal critique of how men fail at fatherhood...and a possible solution. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkMi_X-Hwgc

When freedom of thought becomes impossible ~ Salman Rushdie Quote

The moment you declare a set of ideas to be immune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible. ~ Salman Rushdie So well put by Rushdie. That goes for everything, from science to religion, from art to politics...It's core to...

Quote that gives me chills

Truly, this quote gives me chills.... "If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness." ~Phrase carved into concentration camp cell by a Jewish Prisoner Source ~ reddit 

Sarah Silverman’s Message to America ~ On Gay Suicide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WM6xbW1DZyM Transcript below: Dear America, When you tell gay Americans that they can't serve their country openly, or marry the person that they love, you're telling that to kids, too. So don't be fucking shocked and wonder where all...

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Freedom from Kings and Priests

http://www.flickr.com/photos/62142788@N00/5486200853/ Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. ~ Denis Diderot, 1713-84

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