Answering questions from this article part 3. I think I'll aim for 1.5k words instead of 2k. 2k is 2much :P... What does it mean to live a good life? As I've learned many a philosophy stuffs, I've come to think more and more how difficult a question this really is. Because, first reaction to "good" is … Continue reading questions: the good life, dreams, never lie, names
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Would you like to know the precise date of your death? Ooo, I can't help myself, yes. On the condition no one else knew that I knew, cause that could cause more trouble than necessary. On the other hand, I might get depressed if it was coming soon, or who knows. I could likely develop … Continue reading questions about death
Can animals reason? I don't think most animals do. There are definitely species who have more sophisticated methods of communicating with us and themselves, if they can do it with us at all, and I'm thinking of dolphins or chimpanzees. Though there are clear ways to see they can't reason as much as we can; … Continue reading questions on animals
I have a problem of being too quiet during class discussions. I can't ever find my break into one, though I'm aware all I need to do is raise my hand. A year ago in community college I told myself to not be so quiet during discussions, because I know I always have something to … Continue reading thought experiment: best friend’s funeral
Is happiness the most important purpose in life? Let's think of the things I want. I want to own a grand piano, I want to travel, I want to have political power in my local city or school districts, have a family well down the road, be a teacher, maintain my friendships, attend river clean-ups, donate … Continue reading questions: happiness, refusal, punishment
It was a group of seven of us, and I was one of the quietest ones in the discussion. It wasn't until the last part of the discussion, where we opened up to the others in class who had watched the discussion, that I was able to speak. It was only because someone specifically wanted … Continue reading reflecting on a group discussion on God’s existence