This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism
In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Lore Reasons: We Answer Your Philosophical Questions About Kingdom Hearts
In which I disagree with Tetsuya Nomura about what a "person" is. Thank you for coming to my TED Talk.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Conan O'Brien Wants You to Know That Nothing Matters and You're Going to Die
"Eventually, all our graves go unattended."
How to Exist OK
Anxiety Is Our New Religion
Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
A Rhetoric Professor Explains How to Win an Online Argument
"The right way of telling someone to fuck off is to stop talking and end the conversation."
How to Exist OK
What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35
"I’ve realized that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."
The Most Unknown
Our Experience of Reality Is a Bunch of Hallucinations We Collectively Agree On
Anil Seth, a neuroscientist and director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex, researches the biological basis of the otherwise ethereal topic of consciousness.
The Endless Stream of New Game Releases Is Exciting, but Also Exhausting
In 2018, even new things feel old by the time they come out.
VICE Guide to Life
The Books That Can Change and/or Ruin Your Life in College
A reading list and a cautionary tale.
The Seven Types of Atheist
We spoke to philosopher John Gray about the many different forms of atheist that exist today, and why the majority of them suck.
Conspiracy Theorists Just Want to Feel Special
Those with a conspiracy mentality were more likely to believe less popular theories, perhaps suggesting that the ‘exclusivity’ of the belief is the very commodity they seek.
Our Microbiomes Are Making Scientists Question What it Means to Be Human
Are we people or a "megaorganism?"