Arielle Friedman

Science as Religion: A Dialectic Story

By Arielle Friedman / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

In 2016, both Arielle and Kurt wrote essays on themes related to psychedelia, Robert Anton Wilson and the nature of the universe. We’re publishing/re-publishing both essays to accompany our three-part series, “Owner’s Manual to the Human Brain.” Chris and Kurt also posted articles to accompany this series. Our situation on this earth seems strange. Every…

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5 Arguments in Favor of Rule-Following

By Arielle Friedman / April 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

In a post-god world, one might ask: why follow the rules, when rule breaking holds so much potential? Breaking the law leads to more fun, breaking social rules leads to interesting and amusing situations, and breaking moral rules can bring you personal advantage. If you steal, you can get all kinds of extra stuff. If…

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From Descartes to Destruction: How Radical Skepticism Ate the World

By Arielle Friedman / April 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Cogito ergo sum.

I think, therefore I am.

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Entropy and the Death of God

By Arielle Friedman / April 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

“God is dead, God remains dead, and we have killed him.”

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