Month: August 2017

Reality as a Shared hallucination

Reality as a Shared hallucination

After watching the TED talk by Dr. Anil Seth below: Meditate on the following questions in TOK JOURNAL form: What are implications of “reality as a shared hallucination”? For knowledge acquisition? For Truth? For Shared Knowledge? For Perception? As an aside, my favorite quote from […]

Is tolerance the root of democracy’s Demise?

Is tolerance the root of democracy’s Demise?

Karl Popper, a famous Austrian philosopher of science from the 20th century put forth the thesis that too much tolerance is a bad thing.  Is it?  Watch the Vice Media coverage of the Charlottesville Neo-Nazi gathering/protest below and assess your position on tolerance and censorship:  […]