Quality of Life — 13-Jul-05
What makes life worth living?
What is quality of life (vs. standard of living)?
What mix of goods is your ideal quality of life: health, pleasure wealth; meaning;..?
Hypocrisy — 06-Jul-05
Why must the hypocrite hide/rise to the top?
Where have we institutionalized hypocrisy?
How can we assess our own hypocrisy?
Individualism — 29-Jun-05
What does it mean to be an individual?
Are you a we or an I?
When does individualism become narcissism?
Agnosticism — 22-Jun-05
What can we know?
Is agnosticism any wiser than theism or atheism?
What wisdom is there in ambiguity/doubt?
Romanticism — 15-Jun-05
How hopeless are romantics?
What does it mean to be a romantic?
What values does romanticism preserve?
Hedonism — 08-Jun-05
Is pleasure the basis of the good?
Does hedonism lead to self-loathing?
Are all pleasures created equal?
Self-Esteem — 01-Jun-05
What is self-esteem?
How is self-esteem gained or lost?
Why can't the esteem of others substitute for self-esteem?
Culture — 25-May-05
What is your culture?
Is cultural diversity under threat?
How do cultures evolve?
Discipline — 18-May-05
How much self-discipline is necessary?
How can necessary discipline be made more comfortable?
How disciplined are we as a society?
Dreams — 11-May-05
How do dreams mean?
Why do we dream?
What are your dreams telling you?
Death — 04-May-05
How would you like to be remembered?
What happens after death?
How does the necessity of death change life?