I recently finished reading Michio Kaku’s thought-provoking book, Physics of the Future. It was packed with vignettes about nanotechnology, robotics, AI, and the future of energy, which are all interesting in their own rights. However, I was most intrigued when Kaku hinted at or asked the reader to consider how we react to science and […]
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Readers of this site will note that I have a broad definition of “philosopher.” My reading list reflects this.
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Recently, I discovered Alain de Botton, a philosopher for the people. Read More
I recently stumbled upon the work of Jason Silva, performance philosopher. What is “performance philosophy,” you ask? One way to look at it is the revitalization of philosophy through short, powerful videos–each about three minutes. Some have described them as “movie trailers for ideas.” Read More
Many people mistake knowledge for wisdom because they are intimately related, and this is unfortunate because they are quite different in an important way. Knowledge is the accumulation of facts and information. Wisdom is the synthesis of knowledge and experiences into insights that deepen one’s understanding of relationships and the meaning of life. In other […]
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Actions speak louder than words. Put your money where your mouth is. No matter how you say it, the meaning is clear: actions matter.
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One could conceivably succeed in this world on one’s own merit, but it is certainly easier and more fun with peers. To be a successful leader though, one must have peers.
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Some things never change, like needing some degree of social grace in order to succeed.
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In the Information Age, we assume that more information is always better, but that is not true.
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Increasingly, our world feels like one of extremes. Things must be right or wrong. You’re either with me or against me.
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