Tag: philosophy

PHILOSOPHY – Epistemology: Introduction to Theory of Knowledge [HD]

PHILOSOPHY – Epistemology: Introduction to Theory of Knowledge [HD]

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 14, 2019

My name is Jennifer Nagel. I teach philosophy at the university of Toronto, and today I want to talk to you about knowledge. Knowledge is something human beings naturally crave, we spend a lot of time and effort trying to gain it, for example by watching videos like this one. We also have natural instincts […]

Personal Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #19

Personal Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #19

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: share your passion with the world. Who is The Doctor? Is it this guy? Or this one? How about him? As any good Whovian knows, the answer is yes, all of them. But, also, wait: No. In the show Doctor Who, each incarnation of The […]

How do smart people make smart decisions? | Gerd Gigerenzer | TEDxNorrköping

How do smart people make smart decisions? | Gerd Gigerenzer | TEDxNorrköping

By Micah Moen 57 Comments August 11, 2019

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Carlos Arturo Morales How to make good decisions? If you open a book on rational choice, you will likely read the following message: look before you leap, analyze before you act. List all alternatives, all the consequences, and estimate the utilities and do the calculation. This is a beautiful mathematical scheme, […]

Slavoj Žižek: Democracy and Capitalism Are Destined to Split Up

Slavoj Žižek: Democracy and Capitalism Are Destined to Split Up

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 8, 2019

Well people often ask me how can you be so stupid and still proclaim yourself a communist. What do you mean by this? Well, I have always to emphasize that first I am well aware that let’s call it like this – the twentieth century’s over. Which means all not only communists solution but all […]

Why Humanity Destroyed Itself

Why Humanity Destroyed Itself

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 7, 2019

One day, if human civilisation ever wipes itself out, aliens or one of our successors will cast an eye on our ruined planet, and ask themselves what ever happened to. Their answer might look a little like this. The root cause won’t be the specific catastrophe, conflict or devastation that eradicates us; the problem will […]

DESIGNING MY NEW STATIONERY & SUSTAINABLE FASHION ✨ Vlog #20

DESIGNING MY NEW STATIONERY & SUSTAINABLE FASHION ✨ Vlog #20

By Micah Moen 47 Comments July 29, 2019

good morning everyone and welcome to a new vlog a new day in my life I'm still in these C times so I woke up quite early I think like 6 or 6:30 and I actually spent this whole morning editing a new vlog I unfortunately didn't finish it yet so I still have a […]

Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich

Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 26, 2019

هناك ١٩٦ دولة في العالم، ٢٥ منها غنية جداً حيث متوسط الدخل للشخص الواحد يتخطى ١٠٠،٠٠ $ في السنة هي: لكن هناك الكثير من الدول الفقيرة، و بعضها نعتبرها هنا شديدة الفقر هذه أكثر دول العالم فقراً: حيث متوسط دخل الشخص تحت الـ١.٠٠٠ $ في السنة، أو ٣ $ يومياً كل دول العالم في طريقها […]

Life & Bio-Diversity - Part 17: The Genre of Mytho-History

Life & Bio-Diversity – Part 17: The Genre of Mytho-History

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 20, 2019

last time we looked at the genealogies in Genesis 1 to 11 and saw the way in which they serve to provide a chronological framework for the primeval narratives that turn them into a primeval history but I argued despite the interest in history that these genealogies events we shouldn't press them too hard for […]

Why We Need Pantheism | Mary Jane Rubenstein

Why We Need Pantheism | Mary Jane Rubenstein

By Micah Moen 14 Comments July 19, 2019

I think there's something to be said though for working on the concept of God the theorist Hortense Spillers says that our concepts do violence in the world right our concepts like do work of establishing some people as more important than other people some species is more important than other people and I really […]

Life & Bio-Diversity - Part 18: Is the Biblical Primeval History to Be Understood as Literally True?