Freelance Philosophy

Any philosophy taken to heart becomes a religion for that person.

Everything else, let it amuse you.

Simulacra: Reality As A Construct
Deep metaphysics: what is the nature of experience and reality?

This was my response after reading Jean Baudrillard's Simulacra & Simulation, the book made popular by the 1999 film, The Matrix.

Lessons For Living
Based upon philosophies from the world's cultures

This is a contemporary understanding of humanity and social modes. It is shaped by common traditions and rights of passage from societies believed to have never interacted prior to modern times.

The Paradox of Dogmatic Religion
Consider the value of religion

A new twist on the value and need of dogmatic religion: a double irony to the existence and origin of church establishments.

Providing Context To Cogito, ergo sum
This provides one way to understanding René Descartes' most famous line, "I think, therefore I am." It's based upon the notion that we create our own reality.

Mutual, contradictory realities are also introduced.

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