Thursday, 23 December 2021



Just as there are stones we cannot lift without the help of machines so there are philosophical problems whose solution will belong to the machines we build to solve them, not to us; to us the solution will not seem like a solution.

Wednesday, 8 December 2021

The problem is the problem


Is it the world or us that is wrong? Perhaps nothing is wrong at all. 

Thursday, 18 November 2021



The most we may hope for are moments of near perfection.  

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Saturday, 30 October 2021

The Tourist


Even the greatest, semi-divine, rules of a society are but quaint colloquial conventions to the philosopher.

Friday, 22 October 2021

Will to Power


We could say that all life is functionally mad.

Saturday, 9 October 2021



All our theories are really illusions and the best one may hope for is to be the least wrong it is possible to be. 

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

The Perfect


Nothing is perfect except a lie (which is how one knows it is a lie).

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

On Thoughts and Feelings


Our reasonings are as biological as our emotions.

Tuesday, 31 August 2021

The Point


Had reality a point we would likely already have reached it by now; hence it probably doesn't.

Monday, 16 August 2021



The Truth has always been somewhat overrated.

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

The metaquestion


Philosophy is the questioning of what cannot be questioned.

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

On reason and logic


Reason and logic must have evolved from the unreasonable and the illogical. 

Monday, 19 July 2021



In the house of philosophy there is no cellar; the stairs go down ad infinitum.


Sunday, 11 July 2021

Sunday, 4 July 2021

Monday, 28 June 2021

The Aberration


The idea that we are an aberration is itself an aberration.

Thursday, 24 June 2021

On Truth

 The more Truth one has the less Truth one has.

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

On Art and Artists


Just as an artist ought never be judged by his work, an artwork ought never be judged by the artist who happened to make it.

Monday, 7 June 2021



Philosophy: Not having ones cake nor eating it.

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

The greatest fiction


The greatest fiction ever thought up was the idea of the moral universe.

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Penguin Metaphysics


If mankind has some ultimate goal which he moves through history towards then perhaps penguinkind has a similar ultimate goal. 

Monday, 17 May 2021

On Art


The role of art is to help us momentarily forget the absurdity of life.

Monday, 12 April 2021



Given that I had to be someone it is not all that remarkable that I turned out to be me.

Monday, 1 March 2021

The Answer

 A perfect theory of the world would not change it.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Monday, 15 February 2021

Tuesday, 9 February 2021

I act therefore I am


The answer to every philosophical question is an action.

Sunday, 31 January 2021

Another Truism


Nothing that lives is perfect and nothing perfect is real.

Sunday, 24 January 2021

Perfection v.s. Change


Plato, believing in perfection, saw change as illusion while Nietzsche, believing in change, saw perfection as illusion.

Saturday, 16 January 2021

The Divine Experiment


Suddenly Science blew up unexpectedly in God's all knowing face.

Sunday, 10 January 2021

On The possible and the impossible


Fortunately it is not up to the human mind to determine what is possible.

Saturday, 9 January 2021

What is Art?


Art is the future caught in the act of becoming.

Saturday, 2 January 2021


Keeping things the way there were requires the greatest change.

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