Category: Philosophy

Interview with Steve Pavlina

Reading Time: 11 minutes C4Chaos (Coolmel) recently posted a great series of articles featuring an interview with Steve Pavlina.  I’m a big fan of Steve, and have a great affinity for Integral Philosophy as well.  I thoroughly enjoyed the interview and would highly recommend reading Coolmel’s posts. Article inline… B-SCAN is a series of interviews with bloggers who are…
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What, in your view, makes life meaningful?

Reading Time: < 1 minute What makes life meaningful?  The basic ability to even ask this question… an inquisitive mind, and the honesty to realize that with each question comes another question. Quality life = Quality questions (not answers)

The Role of Alpha and Consciousness

Reading Time: < 1 minute I just caught an interesting post on Mind Update (a side blog for the Transparent Corporation) titled: Brain Rhythms and Consciousness, and how Alpha may play a new role The article discusses how certain brainwave frequencies, like Gamma and Alpha, affect levels of consciousness.  Gamma frequencies have been typically associated with a more awakened state,…
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My New Blog on Zaadz

Reading Time: < 1 minute Apparently, I haven’t been busy enough on this blog. So, I decided to create a second blog (Inspire’s Blog on Zaadz)! I’ve been following Zaadz for some time and decided that I need to join the community, and start collaborating. For those of you who haven’t discovered Zaadz yet, here is the quick description: “….…
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The Bad Boys of Philosophy

Reading Time: < 1 minute There’s a great post on Neatoramo listing the 9 Bad Boys of Philosophy. 1. Socrates 2. Diogenes 3. Abelard 4. Marx 5. Schopenhauer 6. Nietzsche 7. Heidegger 8. Bertrand Russell 9. Michel Foucault Bonus Thales of Miletus

Interview with John Searle

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thanks to, I discovered that the Boston Globe recently interviewed John Searle, renowned philospher most famously known for his Chinese Room thought experiment. Link to the Q&A session is here.

Transhumanist Dictionary: Must Know Terms For The 21st Century

Reading Time: < 1 minute George Dvorsky, a blogger who writes about Transhumanism, has published an updated list of must know terms for today’s intelligentsia. George describes the list as follows: First, I am trying to come up with a list of the most fundamental and crucial terms that are coming to define and will soon re-define the human condition,…
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A Brief History of Holons

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve spent the last few months digging deeper into the works of Ken Wilber. I really enjoyed Kosmic Consciousness, and figured the next logical progression in reading Ken’s work would be to read “A Brief History of Everything”. While going through the book, I’ve also been referencing and reading various articles from IntegralWorld. I just…
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Is God a Taoist?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conversation with God on morality, sin, suffering, good and evil, and the scheme of things.

11 Most Important Philosophical Quotations

Reading Time: < 1 minute An interesting collection of important quotes from famous philosophers….