Constructivism: The view that reality, and the methods we use to understand it, are man-made, subjective constructions rather than an objective reading of events.From Philographics by Genís Carreras
The best of the philosophical internet featuring animal consciousness, anti-natalism (suing your parents for creating you); interviews with Haruki Murakami & Sam Harris; and the reasons for homeschooling or even ‘unschooling,’
The life choices that had led me to be sitting in a booth underneath a banner that read […]
The best of the philosophical internet featuring a hammer attack on Marx’s grave (taking ‘philosophizing with a hammer’ too literally); questions at an ‘Ask a Philosopher’ booth in NYC; Zizek on nomadic proletarians; hanging out in Plato’s Academy; and detachable penises – or learning about sex from our animal cousins.
Among the many decision-making methods for life’s big decisions, one that stands out is from an early 16th-century soldier-turned-mystic, St. Ignatius of Loyola.
French philosopher Albert Camus perhaps put it best when he wrote, “Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.”