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When are Video Games Art?

by candle_jack In this essay, I hope to entertain, without full-on commitment, some ideas and their implications regarding the nature of art. I want to answer the question of when a video game is art. This first requires asking what … Continue reading

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A Boring Culture War Polemic

(by literally who#1853 A Boring Culture War Polemic: On the conceptual coherence of dilating and premenstrual syndrome “Because the nice people on the internet assured me that male suicide is humorous.” – Pygmalion

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Civil Disobedience

WSX, Regine, and Jacy discuss Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience.

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Derrida’s Interior

by The Everliving Fire, 2021 “Where am I now, in the present?” Is there not some context missing in this question? To answer it, one would ideally need to know a bit about the outside circumstances of whatever or whoever … Continue reading

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Understanding

by Sentient Roomba In order for someone to internalize a concept they must understand it conatively. Merely understanding on a cognitive level can only take you so far, the affective must also be incorporated and fused. One may be taught … Continue reading

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Soliloquy

by Kooper Wilson: To be long-winded, utterly profuse, to draw out overly-detailed descriptions of things far beyond the limited scope of even the most eager attention, to be pedantic and give contentious disputation that stuns the listener into a daze … Continue reading

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On Strictness

By WSX: A philosopher must be strict. One duty of a philosopher is to establish boundaries: not (only) in personal conduct, but in doing analysis. To look at things as they are, things around oneself – instead of talking about … Continue reading

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Phaedrus 1

Recorded August 20, 2021. Hosted by Jacy Benson. Next episode is coming August 27, 2021.

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