Please sign and share! https://www.change.org/p/washington-state-senate-thurston-county-must-be-renamed It is time to rename Thurston County. This name gives honor Samuel R. Thurston, a virulent racist who demonized Blacks and Native Americans. Thurston worked tirelessly to strip the Native Americans of their rights to their ancestral homelands. He was a hero to the white invaders of the land, writing … More Rename Thurston County
If the system was such that you could never afford a loaf of bread, would you steal or starve?
What if there was a teleporter that could send you all the way across the world at the speed of light? Would you try it? Even if the way it worked was to utterly destroy you? Watch the video to find out more!
The Skeptical Paradox is essentially the recognition that, as a fallible being, your perception of the universe might be entirely flawed, and so nothing is as it seems. In acknowledging that this is the case, you seem to eliminate the justification for any of your beliefs, and if you have no justified beliefs then you … More The Skeptical Paradox
Yeah, I’ve talked about it before, but now you can see my face when the words come out of it, so it’s better. Plus there’s a whiteboard, see?
The three main areas of study in philosophy are epistemology, ethics, and metaphysics. Learn more in this fantastic video produced by an absolute dreamboat of a human being.
This is my first attempt at this kind of video. The good news is that it can only get better from here!
I finished “On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous”. It was really good. Even better than it seemed like it was when I did my little review of it. I’ve been buying Beyond sausages. I eat meat, but I hate agribusiness farms, so I try to avoid eating anything that I didn’t kill myself or was … More The Possibility that Life is Amazing.
This story was originally published in Alliterati, December 2013. They’ve since stopped existing, and I felt like this is an appropriate era to put it out in the world again. The Last Week On Earth Was Fine The old man asked me again, “The Beatles or The Who man, who’s better?” “I don’t know Jake.” … More “The Last Week On Earth Was Fine”
I wrote my brother a postcard. It was a Futurama postcard, came in a dvd we bought of one of the movies they made. “Bender’s Big Score” maybe. On the postcard I wrote, “Futurama is more important than poetry. So what? Wanna fight about it? That’s a Family Guy reference. This moment in cultural appreciation … More “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” by Ocean Vuong