philosophy

How This Completely Silent Song From the 1950s Became a Meme

As music theory gets extremely online, John Cage’s infamous ‘4′33″’ is seen as the ultimate shitpost

What’s Up With Guys Becoming Obsessed With Ayn Rand in College?

For starters, impressionable young minds are always soothed when they're told their innate selfishness is both virtuous and a superpower

The Modern Man Is Getting Stoicism All Wrong

We think of stoicism as keeping our emotions hidden, but if you trace the concept back to its classical roots, it’s actually the complete opposite

The SoCal Skater Dude Who Doubles As YouTube’s Philosopher King

Tucked away in the mountains above Malibu, the Illusion is rustling around his garden to pick me a strawberry. The good news is that he’s…