philosophy

Hidden Meaning in Pixar’s UP – Earthling Cinema Hidden Meaning in Pixar’s UP – Earthling Cinema

Greetings, and welcome to Earthling Cinema. I am your host, Garyx Wormuloid. This week’s artifact is Up, the film that mandated the Pixar rule that adults should cry as much possible. The film follows human boy, Carl Marx, whose dream is control the means of production so he can go to Paradise Falls, New Jersey,…

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How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it | Nick Bostrom How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it | Nick Bostrom

Chris Anderson: Nick Bostrom. So, you have already given us so many crazy ideas out there. I think a couple of decades ago, you made the case that we might all be living in a simulation, or perhaps probably were. More recently, you’ve painted the most vivid examples of how artificial general intelligence could go…

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The Hidden Meaning in The Truman Show – Earthling Cinema The Hidden Meaning in The Truman Show – Earthling Cinema

Greetings, and welcome to Earthling Cinema. I’m your host, Garyx Wormuloid. This week’s artifact is The Truman Show, starring stand up turned impressionist turned comedic actor turned dramatic actor turned comedic actor turned nihilist, Slim Carrey. The film follows loveable human male, Truman Burbank, who knows a thing or two about sensible sweaters. What he…

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#6: Ideology of Hired Obedience #6: Ideology of Hired Obedience

Ideology of Hired Obedience In today’s world, nobody wants, and very likely nobody can be an individual. Why is this so? Because the network of flattery, bribery and interest or necessity motivated prostitution of conscience has become so largely prevalent that it has become a must of survival for any individual. And a socially prevalent…

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Find Your Creative Flow State Find Your Creative Flow State

[MUSIC PLAYING] One of the most interesting phenomenons of human beings is our creativity, right? I mean our ability to transform the world, our ability to imagine new possibilities, our ability to probe the perimeters of possibility, remix the present to see into the adjacent possible, which Steven Johnson refers to as a shadow future…

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Constitutional Ideology – the philosophy behind it Constitutional Ideology – the philosophy behind it

Hey, Cypher here. So, I’m sure you guys have heard someone spouting off about what the founding fathers intended or whatever kind of rhetoric you want. Now, guessing anyone’s future intent about 200-some-odd years after that supposed intent is foolish enough, but let’s divest the squabble entirely. Today, I’m going to show you that the…

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