On sexual objectification: a reply to Hai Guo’s picture

Recently, Hai Guo proposed a Freudian picture explaining why women sexually objectify men less often than men do women. In this post I am going to disagree with Guo’s account. My main objection is that he does not seem to

On sexual objectification: a reply to Hai Guo’s picture

Recently, Hai Guo proposed a Freudian picture explaining why women sexually objectify men less often than men do women. In this post I am going to disagree with Guo’s account. My main objection is that he does not seem to

The Pythagoras Who Never Existed

I just read somewhere that Pythagoras never existed.. and it made me think

The Pythagoras Who Never Existed

I just read somewhere that Pythagoras never existed.. and it made me think

A list of things I have no first-person conception of.

List of things I have no first-person conception of:

*stress

*boredom

*taking offense

A list of things I have no first-person conception of.

List of things I have no first-person conception of:

*stress

*boredom

*taking offense

On Ghosts and Musicals

Last night I went to see a musical put on by Leeds University Stage Musicals Society. It was Ghost the Musical and I hadn’t heard anything about it before, but was eager to see how student drama is going at

On Ghosts and Musicals

Last night I went to see a musical put on by Leeds University Stage Musicals Society. It was Ghost the Musical and I hadn’t heard anything about it before, but was eager to see how student drama is going at

A Linguistic Dream

One of my dreams last night was about a very interesting new method of learning new languages. A method which would be much more deep, fun, efficient, and conducive to the overall development of the mind than any other currently existing.

A Linguistic Dream

One of my dreams last night was about a very interesting new method of learning new languages. A method which would be much more deep, fun, efficient, and conducive to the overall development of the mind than any other currently existing.

Contemplating action

“The images of myth must be the daemonic guardians, omnipresent and unnoticed, which protect the growth of the young mind, and guide man’s interpretation of his life and struggles.” — Friedrich Nietzsche (The Birth of Tragedy) Action and contemplation are

Contemplating action

“The images of myth must be the daemonic guardians, omnipresent and unnoticed, which protect the growth of the young mind, and guide man’s interpretation of his life and struggles.” — Friedrich Nietzsche (The Birth of Tragedy) Action and contemplation are

The case of Commander Riker in Star Trek’s ‘Hide and Q’ episode

Star Trek’s The New Generation series, season 1, episode 10, presents us with a peculiar ethical dilemma. In that episode Commander Riker is offered a deal from Q – an individual from an advanced civilization, itself possessing knowledge of and

The case of Commander Riker in Star Trek’s ‘Hide and Q’ episode

Star Trek’s The New Generation series, season 1, episode 10, presents us with a peculiar ethical dilemma. In that episode Commander Riker is offered a deal from Q – an individual from an advanced civilization, itself possessing knowledge of and