Philosophy

The Atheist's Faith

There are a lot of atheists out there. Does it actually require faith to maintain that position?

What Happens After You Die?

From time immemorial people have pondered what will happen to them after their bodies breathe their last. What does Judaism have to say about it?

How Do We Know Anything?

Everything we experience in life is filtered through our own minds. How do we truly know if anything exists beyond ourselves?

Is there a God?

Which thing more obviously exists, God or gravity? The question might not be as simple as it seems.

Atheist vs Rabbi: Is Life Meaningless?

Philosopher James Tartaglia believes that existence has no ultimate purpose. He also believes that there is an immaterial world beyond our own which "opens the door" for religious thinking. Can these two ideas co-exist?

The Divine Book of Nature

The starry sky is beautiful but is it anything more than that? What other significance might knowledge of the heavens hold for us?

Apologizing for God

Many great thinkers consider the question "Why do bad things happen to good people?" to be the most perplexing question in philosophy and theology. Are there any truly good answers?

Everyone – and Everything – Is Going to Die, and That’s Okay

The fact that the Universe will inevitably come to an end seems pretty unsettling at first glance. Are there any good reasons to be optimistic despite it?

Heisenberg, Tao and the Unbreakable One

The more closely we examine the physical world, the more it seems to recede from us. Our mistake is trying to grasp the whole by only looking at a part.

Free Will: The Choice to Choose

How much of your decision-making are you actually responsible for? When it comes to making a choice, how much of it is actually in our hands?

The Joy of Dying: Understanding Near Death Experience

The study of Near Death Experiences (NDE's) has entered the scientific mainstream. Dr. Jeffrey Long is one of the world's leading researchers on the topic and has many fascinating facts and accounts to share.

You’re Not Who You Think You Are

If someone else's personality was somehow uploaded into your brain, would you then be that person?

Can Science Prove There’s No Free Will? Can Anything?

How sure are you that you have free will? How would you go about proving it?

What if Reality ISN'T Real?

Dr. Donald Hoffman has made the astounding discovery that everything that we experience through our senses is an illusion. Space and time do not exist and consciousness is the true building block of reality.

Smile, the Universe Has a Cause

Is it possible to prove that the Universe had a beginning? Many philosophical arguments have been put forth over thousands of years but do they still hold water?

Music is Not Normal

Why do we love music? Is there something deeper than sound?

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