Guest post – "Aristotle and Fake News: Why understanding rhetoric illuminates credible arguments"

By Carolyn HaythornIt’s hard for me to remember the time before the internet became such a pervasive part of daily life. I work online to earn money, watch Netflix to relax, scroll YouTube for advice on anything from personal finance to cooking, and read push notifications from my favorite news outlets to keep up-to-date. I’m … Continue reading Guest post – "Aristotle and Fake News: Why understanding rhetoric illuminates credible arguments"

"Governed by darkness," a poem about fear

It overwhelms me. It is everything. Waking up, walking outside, working in this world, waiting for time to pass, Everything launches a flurry of questions and thoughts through my head, "Who am I?" "What is my purpose?" "What can I achieve?" They taunt me, vex me, take form of darkness, "What is this world?" "What … Continue reading "Governed by darkness," a poem about fear

Artificial intelligence re-defines reality and the self

Is this strong AI? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a human mind. No escape from reality.When the Cold War brought the world's attention to revolutions in scientific research, artificial intelligence would shake our understanding of what separates a human from the rest of the world. Scientists and philosophers would draw from theories of mind … Continue reading Artificial intelligence re-defines reality and the self