You can still tell the truth without ruining everyone’s Easter. Here are some tips.
Quantum mechanics is strange. A philosopher explains just how strange, and what it means for reality.
Philosopher Nick Bostrom’s theory suggests there’s a one-in-three probability we live in a simulation.
A new twist on an old experiment reveals several common-sense ideas about reality can’t all be true.
What if the being responsible for creating our world wasn’t God, but some far lesser, far more fallible being like a scientist or video game designer?
All three philosophers advanced big ‘idealist’ consciousness theories.
This World Philosophy Day we remember three female philosophers who are largely unknown, yet made important contributions to idealism
Greek philosopher Socrates.
Three philosophers put up a booth at the entrance to a New York City subway, so people could come to them with questions. They got hit with some real zingers.
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Whether the ubiquity of fiction has devalued truth or enhanced morality has been in doubt for over 2,000 years.
Surely no super intelligence would be that cruel.
Does your nose grow if it’s a falsehood, not a lie?
Alternate realities don’t just exist in politics – and not all falsehoods are lies. Distortions of the truth can range from a normal part of human nature to pathological.