The Philosophy Guy | Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, and Consciousness

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

110 episodes of The Philosophy Guy | Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, and Consciousness since the first episode, which aired on June 20th, 2018.

  • Theism, Spirituality, Religion, Atheism, and Science — Are You an Anti-Theist?

    December 26th, 2019  |  31 mins 49 secs
    philosophy, religion, science, spiritual, spirituality, theism

    A discussion for understanding theism, spirituality, religion, atheism, and science. A discussion where I then ask myself, am I an anti-theist?

  • Who are you the Average of? Understanding our Personal Relationships

    December 19th, 2019  |  14 mins 41 secs
    life, life lessons, philosophy, relationships

    Today we discuss some insights from Naval Ravikant. As we look to understand who we should surround ourselves with, you’ve probably encountered the phrase: “you’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” But what principles should those five people hold? What are you the average of? Let’s try to examine these questions.

  • Human Nature and Politics

    December 12th, 2019  |  17 mins 24 secs
    human nature, philosophy, politics

    What political views do we hold because of our perception of human nature?

  • Is Your Reality Highly Subjective?

    December 5th, 2019  |  15 mins 59 secs
    objective, philosophy, reality, subjective

    And the important lesson we can learn from this understanding.

  • Sartre: On Living in Bad Faith

    December 4th, 2019  |  24 mins 49 secs
    existentialism, meaning, philosophy

    And the power of living in good faith. Let's analyze Jean-Paul Sartre.

  • The Problems with Ideology

    November 18th, 2019  |  20 mins 8 secs
    ideology, philosophy

    With the help of ideas from Jiddu Krishnamurti and Hannah Arendt, let's examine the problems with ideology. And let's consider rethinking those things we so passionately thought we knew.

  • The Problems with Christianity

    November 16th, 2019  |  20 mins 18 secs
    philosophy, religion

    The aspects of Christianity I could never overcome.

  • (Contemplating) Truth

    November 13th, 2019  |  18 mins 36 secs
    philosophy, truth

    The path to truth finds us traveling down a road of knowledge, an experience that is thrilling and pleasant. Let's give it a go.

  • Joker

    November 11th, 2019  |  13 mins 4 secs
    joker, nihilism, philosophy

    An analysis of the new Joker film. What does it say about what leads one to violent acts?

  • A (Brief) History of Western Philosophy

    October 31st, 2019  |  31 mins 51 secs
    history, meaning, philosophy

    So this is a completely revamped, redone, and improved version of my history of Western philosophy episode. Enjoy!

  • Imagination and the Importance of Creative Madness

    October 15th, 2019  |  27 mins 17 secs
    creative, imagination, philosophy, thinking

    Today, I discuss the importance of imagination and creative thinking! And maybe, more importantly, its relation to thinking about philosophy, ideas, the world, and yourselves.

  • The Spiritual Brain

    October 7th, 2019  |  24 mins 29 secs
    philosophy, religion, spiritual, spirituality

    What is spirituality? What is religiousness? And what is their purpose? I thought of a better way to explain this, that I figured out at the end of the episode, where it's explained. So hang in!

  • Is Morality Objective?

    October 3rd, 2019  |  29 mins 10 secs
    morality, objective, philosophy, subjective

    This is essentially a post-debate solo discussion about morality. Is morality objective or subjective? I wanted to explain my points more here. However, I'm still not completely happy with how I presented it, so I'm open to your thoughts. I wanted to post it anyway because I think it has some value. As always thanks for listening.

  • The Illusions Around Death

    September 25th, 2019  |  21 mins 47 secs
    death, philosophy, psychology

    So today, I’m going to discuss death and humans comprehension of it, using ideas by Ernest Becker, the cultural anthropologist, philosopher, and psychologist.

  • Who Created God? — A Response to Capturing Christianity

    September 18th, 2019  |  32 mins 25 secs
    christianity, god, philosophy, religion

    In today's episode, I address Capturing Christianity's (Cameron Bertuzzi) video about, who created God?

    I contemplate the question, who created the universe? And maybe a better question, does the universe even need a cause? Addressing some points made by the cosmological argument.

    Maybe something always existed. Check out the end of the podcast where I put forward a more abstract explanation.

  • (Contemplating) The Self

    September 10th, 2019  |  15 mins 24 secs
    buddhism, eastern philosophy, philosophy

    Trying provide some insight to consider into your own life, your own perception of yourself, your values, and why you do the things you do....and why I do the things I do.