Philosophy

Sam Harris, Science, and Morality

Despite the common notion that science cannot answer moral questions, I here layout a view wherein which morality can be come a science, particularly one which adopts precisely the same methods as those found in science. That is, we can have a scientific morality.

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Philosophy

Religion Is Better For Society

Religion is better for society because it promotes notions of good and evil in an understandable fashion. Secular ethics, though possible, seems to have too high of an IQ requirement as of now; for example, the average IQ of a university philosophy graduate is 129. Therefore, religious ethics are far better for society, as of current.

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Philosophy

Why Are Ethics Important?

Ethics and Morality are incredibly important for the functioning of society. Without ethics, we would have a lot of problems within society which would be unsolvable. For example, our society would be devoid of good or bad, and, as a result of no good or bad, we would have no moral directions. Ethics are necessary for society.

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Psychology

Is Psychology A Science?

Is psychology a science? Some philosophers of science, and even some lay-readers in philosophy, have argued that psychology is not a science. Here, I demonstrate that psychology indeed is a science.

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Philosophy

De-anonymize the Internet

With society becoming increasingly dependent on the internet, there is a clear need to combat trolls and online harassment. It is in the best interest of all of society, as opposed to those who want anonymity on the web, to de-anonymize the web.

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Philosophy

Absolute Truth is MEANINGLESS

There a few theories that attempt to answer: “what is truth?”. As far as I can tell, all of these theories, in some way, depend either on the correspondence theory of truth or a notion of absolute truth. These notions are incoherent. I instead argue for a pragmatic view of Truth.

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Psychology

Your Social Life

The future of human social life is going to have more and more social media based interactions. Therefore, we need to develop a philosophy of social media. I attempt to develop such a framework here.

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Philosophy

Transhumanism Will Win

Transhumanism has progressed a lot within the last few years, without many taking notice. Even those who argue against transhumanism, such as primitivists and traditionalists, are relying on technology for basic social interactions. Transhumanism will win.

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Law

How Laws Benefit Society

How do laws benefit society? What are the advantages of law? These questions, though often taken for granted in public discourse, require some explanation. Why do we have laws?

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