philosophy

In what’s shaping up as the debate of the year, the Universe issued a strong statement, earlier this week, denying that it was either ‘messing around’ or ‘screwing up a man’s entire life up’ and in attempt at damage control sought to downplay the fracas as “shit happens.” The saga of alleged sabotage, according to […]

January 30, 2013

The Trolley Problem

Are we condemned to always play out our Darwinian impulses? Will our humanity always beat out the divinity in us?

January 25, 2013

What is Luck?

Luck is said to happen when opportunity meets preparation. I don’t like that definition. Somehow, it seems to give more credit to free will than it deserves.

August 22, 2012

A Letter From God

Dear People of Earth, I believe that I possess an abundance of patience. Try carving out the Grand Canyon for millions of years to know what I mean. Yet, I’m worried that you folks are on the verge of exhausting this inexhaustible patience of mine. Allow me to share a few observations with you, in […]

Can a perfect society exist? Is the existence of a flawless society of humans possible? Tanya Singhal, a Ph.D. student in Europe, writes about the impracticality of the Utopian ideal in this guest post for What Ho!