“There is but one truly serious philosophical problem,” Albert Camus wrote, “and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amount…
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Originally published December 2018 We’ve all been willing participants in one of modernity’s largest deceptions — a subversive lie we tell ourselves an…
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On The Epistemic Status of Real versus Imagined Rewards
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The Marshmallow Experiment. Everyone knows the story by now: young children are left alone in a room with a single marshmallow, the attending adult tel…
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I want to begin further exploring the topic of agency with a question: Do you laugh at jokes that you know aren’t funny?
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Some reading earlier issues may have wondered, yea people and corporations are changing stories and manipulating small parts of our daily activities, s…
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Let’s recap: We are surreptitiously being nudged in a very large number of directions daily. These nudges not only change the information we receive, b…
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Technology and AI ethicists have it wrong. The danger of technology and AI is not the tired old tropes of surveillance, tracking, or Cambridge Analytic…
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Guest post by Zero HP Lovecraft
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The commercialization of subtle behavior manipulation
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Stoicism is often mischaracterized as a state of being unfeeling, free of passions, or being immovably calm and collected. I propose this idea is far f…
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