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What Nietzsche Would Probably Say About Nuclear Weapons (If He Were Alive Today)

246 One who worries about state-versus-state nuclear warfare ought to turn their worry inside out. A state which fortifies its defenses with nuclear weapons believes it is defending itself against a foreign enemy. But what this state is doing in actuality is defending itself against itself -. Our nuclear state would rather believe that it […]

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The Penguin Latte Podcast #78: Philosophy in The Big City with Rich Hebron

Spotify | Apple | Watch on YouTube “Who’s Rich Hebron (@RichHebron) and why should I care?” Answer: At 22 years old, Rich Hebron lived on the streets of Chicago, homeless, just to see what it would be like. In this episode we talk cities, sociology, thrift stores, books we’re reading, fantasy and philosophical fiction, Kanye […]

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Two new video edits: Minimalist Ads for Toonami and Jordan Peterson

Yesterday the YouTube algorithm recommended me this fan-made minimalist Neon Genesis Evangelion ad. Minimalist ads! I love this idea. They force you to use visuals and sounds that convey only the most essential and memorable aspects of your subject. I’ve been so inspired by this format that I made two minimalist ads of my own. […]

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Brushing off the dust

After disappointing yourself, underperforming, after you fail to meet your expectations… You could: Blame someone or something else Pretend you weren’t trying Beat yourself up over your mistakes Pretend you weren’t making any mistakes at all, that ‘luck’ dealt you a bad hand Decide not to learn from your mistakes Easy choices. Comfortable choices. Reassuring […]

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Cans and coulds

If you pay close attention to them, negative emotions serve as a roadmap to growth. You’re angry at yourself, ashamed of yourself and your performance in life because you know you could of…could be…can be… It’s these ‘cans’ and ‘coulds’ which lead us forward. And the soul itself is never exempt from transformation.

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