(Originally posted at Modern Mythology) Science. Does the word bring images of space ships and high-tech equipment doing miraculous things? Wonder drugs and new solutions to old problems? Good, because this article…
Neuroscience has enabled us to explain how the brain affects the body. Yet there is no theory to explain how the matter of the brain creates thought and experience.
We may find no better presentation of the crisis of the hollowness of appearance than Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation — the surface has subsumed the possibility of an essence.
e think that science is powerful because it is true. Yet oddly, the unknown is always with us and with every generation comes a new paradigm
In the age of celebrity role models, epic Twitter rants and reality TV presidential candidates, money talks and the cult of the individual reigns supreme. But does the idealized image of the…
Our world is one of seemingly disparate forces. Contrasting frequencies give birth to our experience; allowing us to indulge in BOTH pleasure & pain, ignorance & knowledge, light and shadow.
Sitting in an empty Flappers’ Comedy Club in Burbank, we discuss the early days of YouTube in which Troy saw some success playing Jesus
Human civilization has always been a virtual reality. At the onset of culture, which was propagated through the proto-media of cave painting, the talking drum, music, fetish art making, oral tradition and…
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The goal of this article is to explore these ideas and draw similarities between them. It is up to you to decide their validity.
Lately, I’ve recalled a conversation a friend of mine had with me several years ago, back in Texas. He wondered why I even bothered studying Marxism
Slavoj Žižek is one of the most interesting, influential Marxist philosophers living today. If you’ve never heard of him, here’s a video of him explaining why The Sound of Music is racist….
With thousands of advertisements seen by Americans everyday, and a corporate media that reinforces the needs of Empire, propaganda in the U.S. is more pervasive and effective than ever before.
It’s 11 days of big thinking under the theme ‘The Known, the Strange and the New’ with 700 events and more debates
Rolling up on a dark, quiet, residential 463 Eureka, I witness what looks like the soft glow of a taxi top-light, slowly coming into focus… It is a taxi top-light. And it’s attached to another taxi. One that’s waiting right in front of my order.
It always starts with the weather. But don’t be fooled. It’s like that glee club retreat back in high school, where everyone’s in the main lodge cabin seated all Indian-style…
“When the stories a society shares are out of tune with its circumstances, they can become self-limiting, even a threat to survival. This is our current situation.”