A sculpture showing Gilgamesh wrestling with animals.
Philosophy

The ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’

February 7, 2021

The ‘Epic of Gligamesh’ exemplifies the life of humans who search for the meaning of life against the looming inevitability of death. […]

Philosophy

The Myth of ‘Enuma Elish’

February 7, 2021

The myth of Enuma Elish was first discovered by George Smith in the 19th century. The myth posits that the cosmos is a battleground of the forces of good and evil. […]

Abstract image of evil
Classical Philosophy

The Early Notions about Evil

February 7, 2021

The earliest thoughts and notions of humans about evil is that evil is somehow larger than individual human decisions to be bad, and that evil must predate or precede human malice. […]

Green binary code background abstract of the matrix.
Classical Philosophy

Are We Living in the Matrix?

February 5, 2021

For most of us, it’s important to know that we are living in actual reality and not in some sort of a simulation. However, there are theories that make us doubt the very nature of reality. […]

Rendering of a virtual world with a man between giant cubes.
Classical Philosophy

‘The Matrix’, Simulation, and the Inherent Value of Reality

February 5, 2021

The correspondence theory of truth maintains that a proposition is true when it corresponds to an outer experience. Based on this definition, things could even be true even in ‘The Matrix’. The world is real, even if it is just a simulation. […]

Side view of the grim reaper.
Philosophy

Major Theories about Evil

February 2, 2021

Thinkers have made repeated attempts to understand evil and pain. Over the years philosophers have put forward their thoughts and theories on what evil is and what pain entails. […]

Grim reaper with his hand coming towards the camera.
Philosophy

Evil – Definition and Theories

February 1, 2021

Thinking about evil is difficult and painful work. Thinkers have made repeated attempts to define and understand it, and there are three major theories about it. […]

1 2 3