What The Matrix Can Teach Us About Choice, Free Will and Human Action

Not scarcely is it referenced to the Matrix Trilogy in a contemporary political context, perhaps especially among conservatives and libertarians. They have "red-pilled", they say, alluding to when the main character Neo was given a choice between staying in blissful ignorance in the Matrix (blue pill) or waking up to the horrendous reality behind the … Continue reading What The Matrix Can Teach Us About Choice, Free Will and Human Action

The Antidote to the Oppression Narrative

In our contemporary culture there has been an increasing emphasis on oppression. The current fight for social justice demands an end to oppression and discrimination. The core of the matter is certainly understandable, if not admirable, and many followers have good intentions in legitimately wanting to decrease the occurrence of these vices, but as I … Continue reading The Antidote to the Oppression Narrative

On Humility and Arrogance

This article was originally published on Medium. The consciousness of the human psyche implies a network of knowledge — meaningful and systematized information — which along with biological predispositions guide our behavior and work as filters for new information. The stability of this network is determined by its foundation (axioms) and structure. A weak foundation with false or misleading … Continue reading On Humility and Arrogance