The Brain in the Vat
There are lots of things we might be uncertain about, but one thing is for sure, we know we are real and the world is real. Right? You would know if you were just a brain in a vat; wouldn't you?
The Straw Man and The Steel Man
If you are finding it hard to make progress in a converation, it might just be that you are doing battle with Straw Men.
The Trolly Problem
We might not always do the right thing, but we can be pretty sure we know what the right thing to do is. Right?
The foundation to any productive conversation is rapport, a relaxed and friendly relationship in which people are free to communicate openly.
The Happy Pill
Ask most people what they want in life, and most of the time they will say that they want to be happy. But do they? Would you take The Happy Pill?
When we find ourselves in a group, we might not always be aware of how the group effects how we think.