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AuthorUdayan Mukherjee

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October 15, 2012

Disregard philosophy. Acquire currency. Raptor out.

October 1, 2012

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September 24, 2012

Our knowledge about the workings of our brains is fast evolving, yet in one area we remain woefully ignorant. Human consciousness continues to baffle our very best science and to be honest philosophers haven’t made much fundamental progress on this front either

September 17, 2012

Sloganeering tends to trump sober discussion, much to the chagrin of those with a desire for something more.

September 10, 2012

Language is just a tool we borrow from society to peer into our own thoughts.

August 20, 2012

We are the storytelling apes. From the earliest campfire tales to modern Hollywood blockbusters, the delights of a finely spun yarn have demanded attention in human society.

August 13, 2012

But imagine we came across a talking pig. It doesn’t matter how. Maybe we genetically modified it, or maybe those sweet as farm animals in the movie Babe are for realsies.

August 6, 2012

Welcome to pleasure town.

August 6, 2012

Happiness is dope. We all seem to spend much of our lives in pursuit of it, and relish the experiences which produce it. But this doesn’t have to mean that we are selfish, as many people also value producing happy experiences for other people too.