Category Archives: Philosophy

Death Be Not Proud

Death Be Not Proud – everyone sort of knows those four words, and they sound vaguely impressive, and you sometimes see them inscribed on a gravestone or you hear them at a funeral. They represent a sort of defiance, a … Continue reading

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Doing the Funky Nietzsche

Nihil ex nihilo – nothing from nothing – the thesis argued by Parmenides, usually given in its Latin form as a compete sentence – Ex nihilo nihil fit. Nothing comes from nothing – nothing ever could. No wait, Captain Von … Continue reading

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Wrestling the Absurd

We all have our heroes. For some of us it’s our fathers – someone needs to show you how to be both strong and a gentleman. And if you’re of a certain age and grew up in Pittsburgh, then Roberto … Continue reading

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