Existential Comics

Just read all of existential comics and had a blast. You should visit the site yourself but if you want to live vicariously through me (really?) then here are some thoughts.

There’s a significant amount of Sartre love present. Authenticity and radical freedom remind me to own my agency. [46, 58]

How do we model willpower? As a related question to how we model our self, I’ve now run into a number of different formulations and am mostly convinced that it doesn’t matter if willpower is more like a muscle or more like a reservoir or if willpower is a manifestation of first order or second order desires. You’re better off increasing your exercise of agency and willpower will follow. [13]

Another reminder that truth is socially constructed in that the number of correct things we believe together is much greater than the number of correct things we can believe alone. Not to say that an individual cannot know a correct thing nor that social consensus is required for correctness. [5]

This lovely bit reminds me of “Unused Audio Commentary By Howard Zinn And Noam Chomsky“. [23]

Some extras that are not to be missed. [18, 47, 51]


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