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Profile photo of Mikey W Do we have the right to create conscious machines?

There is a lot of buzz around artificial intelligence, I would say at the moment, but AI has been science-fiction fuel for over a century (earliest depictions of machine-like beings can be found more than a millennium...

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Profile photo of "Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy." What do you think?

This infamous quote comes from the following passage: Those in the crossing must in the end know what is mistaken by all urging for intelligibility: that every thinking of being, all philosophy, can never be...

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Profile photo of Ronoir Could We Survive Without Money?

Money drives human beings all over the world it seems. Money is a type of incentive for going to work everyday which helps to “drive” the development of all society in a sense. Money also allows people to...

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Profile photo of TPK What is "nothingness"?

My friend and I were sitting around a fire at his place talking about whether we believe in God. He says he doesn’t believe in a God and believes that there was something that happened in the universe that resulted...

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Profile photo of Bryan If your atoms were copy and pasted, would the duplicate be "you"?

In Jordan Bates’ post: This Comic Will Make You Wonder What “You” Even Means the protagonist lives in a world where they cut and paste people’s atoms and call the process...

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Profile photo of JustinDanger Why do I think the movie '50 first dates' has much to do with human life?

If you’ve seen the movie ’50 first dates’ , you might remember  how the heroine Lucy struggles with her condition of temporary memory loss. She keeps on forgetting about her past every next...

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Profile photo of Bryan Why does LSD make you trip?

This is a theory that came to mr that I’m working on that could be completely flawed due to ignorance is basic chemistry/biology. Please point out any and all errors: I have read in a few places, particularly in a...

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Spirituality and Mortality–Do we have it backwards?

I took the Silva Mind Method course several years ago.  One of the things mentioned really made sense, and I’d love to discuss this idea with you all. Many of us are striving for a spiritual experience; we...

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Profile photo of anjelica Death

Disclaimer: I am probably completely wrong.  When we die, does anything really change? Aren’t we just reassembled  into other people? Not reincarnated, but mashed up and put into different parts of new...

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Profile photo of Bryan What does the word "enlightenment mean to you?

If you were brought up to believe in God and for whatever reason you suddenly have the realization that “there is no God”…you feel freed from an illusion, you feel enlightened. Yet if you have been...

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Profile photo of 9191 Need some advice.

Apologies for the long winded post in advance.  Last week I went out with a friend and her friends, got really drunk and ended up sleeping with one of her friends who was also really drunk, never met this guy before...

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Existencial problem

Disclaimer: This post doesnt intend to promote the movie or anything related to it.Have you seen the new movie Tomorrowland? Well, i just saw it and somehow Hugh Laurie’s monolougue/speech near the end, triggered a...

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Profile photo of kgkicker I'm Not Even Sure

Okay I’m gonna get to the point: I had recently broke up with my girlfriend of nine months while I was hanging out with a couple of friends. Not even two hours afterward I was having sex with one of my friends....

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Profile photo of toomuchkarma The Collective Stupor

Listen to other people to tell you what to do.  Sit for hours a day. Watch TV for hours a day. Load your body with chemicals. Ignore nature.  Distract yourself with entertainment and trivial pleasures...

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Profile photo of Jon Brooks What are your 5 favorite iPhone apps for lifestyle improvement?

My favorite apps are: 1) Pennies This app helps me set a budget each month so I can save.  2) MyFitnessPal I use this app to track my food and macro nutrients so I’m not in the dark about what I’m...

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