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Narcissus

Quote of the Day: On the Fear of Narcissism

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March 31, 2017

In this way, Morton argues, our need to get a more immediate, superficial sharing, and to feel good about ourselves as a result, protects us from recognizing our deeper and more threatening sharing, a more terrifying similarity: we’ve done things more like the murderer than we can bear. It’s not a crass relativism, Morton’s idea;… Read More ›

“almost no chance…we’re living in ‘base reality.’ “

…but isn’t this just a slick way of permitting yourself the fallback position that a more traditional higher power may be in play? You may scoff, but in 2003 the philosopher Nick Bostrom of Oxford University published a paper laying out reasons to think that we are pretty likely to be living in a simulation. And the simulation hypothesis has gained influential supporters…. Read More ›

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