Happy Halloween. As you enjoy dressing up and pretending that you’re not terrified of your impending doomed eternity as an actual skeleton, remember it’s not like anyone cares that you’re alive now so it’s kind of a lateral move. Trick or trEat Arby’s— Nihilist Arby's (@nihilist_arbys) October 31, 2020
flight attendant: is there a doctor on board?dad: *nudge* could’ve been youa philosopher: *sigh*flight attendant: we are going to crash and can either hit a field and kill 1 farmer or a runway and kill 5dad: whata philosopher: IT’S HAPPENING OH MY GOD IT’S REALLY HAPPENING— Anna Lauren Hoffmann (@annaeveryday) November 27, 2019
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.
(printed by fortune in one of my terminal windows today) Q: How many existentialists does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Two. One to screw it in and one to observe how the light bulb itself symbolizes a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in a netherworld of endless absurdity reaching out … Continue reading “Existentialist Light Bulb Joke”
I got the following in my work email this morning: I would rather live my life as if there is a God, and die to find out there isn’t, than live my life as if there isn’t, and die to find out there is. You are my 8 in 8 seconds. I am not breaking … Continue reading “Pascal’s Wager Revisited”