Media provocateurs and conspiracy theorists insist that they're "just asking questions." No, they aren’t.
Jokes so cheesy even French philosophers will love them.
"The Soul of a New Machine" provides a rare level of insight into the minds and decisions of humanity's greatest thinkers.
Game theory is a unique combination of math and psychology. Its applications turn up everywhere, from nuclear war to Tinder to game shows.
In the age of distraction, don't we all want to read faster and more efficiently?
Prison is an unreliable method of punishment. Let's do better.
Sometimes breaking a rule is the ethical thing to do.
Pseudoscience is science’s shadow.
Did traditional Chinese thought pave the way for the philosophy of Maoism?
When faced with too many choices, many of us freeze — a phenomenon known as "analysis paralysis." Why? Isn't choice a good thing?
"A cheap loan is beyond all new destiny." Does that mean anything to you?
From machines to animals, there are many kinds of possible minds.
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
There is a lot of truth in the ancient wisdom found in almost all religions. Love really is the answer to most problems.
What responsibility do social media companies like Twitter have to free speech? It depends on whether they are "landlords" or "publishers."
You can’t control external threats, but you can manage how you prepare and respond to the risk.
Moral dilemmas reveal the limitations of ethical principles. Oddly, the most principled belief system might not have any principles at all.
When was the last time you spent some quality time with yourself?
Catholic sisters outnumber priests and religious on every continent.
A large study concludes that people who grew up in rural areas are superior at navigation, likely because cities tend to be less complex.
If we are wreaking havoc on ourselves and the world, it is because we have become mesmerized by a mechanistic, reductionist way of thinking.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?
Not only that, but AI learns what type of faces we like.
I hate grading. I love teaching, though, and giving students feedback is teaching.