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Four public telephones on a tiled subway wall.
Four public telephones on a tiled subway wall.
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Evolutionary biology, data science, and why evil is a bigger problem than many like to admit

‘Dante and Virgil in Hell’ By William-Adolphe Bouguereau — Unknown source, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=118662


Professor Markus Gabriel thinks there is more to the world than meets the eye.

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The world would be a far better place if more people applied this simple test to extraordinary beliefs.

Carl Sagan stands beside a lunar lander craft in an orange jacket and beige slacks.
Carl Sagan stands beside a lunar lander craft in an orange jacket and beige slacks.
By JPL — https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_599.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=498811


These “Great Philosophers” were the worst.

BjörnF~commonswiki, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons — modified by author


There’s some brilliant philosophy on TED — if you know where to look.

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How a community treats the physical remains of its dead is a window into its foundational beliefs.

László Hegedűs, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


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Using philosophy to unpick contemporary disagreements around free speech

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Gem Jackson

Writer and educator in law and philosophy. Also wrote a book.

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