Can a robot be divine? So ponders a theoretical paper, and does so unironically. Interesting philosophical questions abound.
St. Augustine on BBC In Our Time.
Also available as a podcast.
An inspiring story: Teaching philosophy to prisoners can help transform macho prison culture.
Fake news was just the beginning. The postmodern curse is about to amp up.
“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?”
From JSTOR: Posthumanism and the Graphic Novel in Latin America. All chapters seem to be available. I’ve only managed to skim the introduction and, boy, this is quite dense. It covers all the beats for modern comics theory and links them with various literary and political theories. Should make for interesting bedside reading.
Art of Manliness podcast on the existential threat of Facebook, Google, and Amazon and how they lead to a homogeneous, monopoly-controlled world.