We can categorise ideas and statements into two types: Those that are falsifiable. Those that are not falsifiable. A falsifiable statement is one that it is possible, in principle, to be wrong. We may not be able to prove it right, but we can prove it wrong. For example, if I say "I have a … Continue reading Falsifiability
In the overall scheme of the Universe what am I? Why should we think any of us are significant, much less important? The raw numbers are quite mind-boggling and the implications undeniably disturbing. Each of us is but one person out of circa 7.7 billion human beings residing on earth in April 2019 [i]. This … Continue reading What Am I?
When I first started reading philosophy of life it came as a shock to realise the ancient and medieval philosophers, more-or-less, made it all up. They typically had little or no empirical evidence much less method and they did precious little research. All they had were their personal observations and reasoning as would be expected … Continue reading The Three Questions