WESTERN PHILOSOPHY – PSYCHOLOGY: “Nietzsche and Psychology: How to Become Who You Are” / Academy of Ideas ☮

In this video we shed light on what it means to “become who you are”, and in the process, explore some of Nietzsche’s fascinating psychological insights.

ANTI-NATALISM: “What is Anti-Natalism? (Is it Wrong to Have Children?)” ☮

An explanation of Anti-Natalism, the position that it is wrong to procreate, or have children. In this video we will briefly describe Local Anti-Natalism, Global Anti-Natalism, Negative Ethics, and objections to each of these claims. We will draw on the work of David Benatar and Julio Cabrera.

ANTI-NATALISM: “Parents Open Up About Regretting Having Kids” / The Young Turks / Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian ☮

Not all people should have kids and these people wish they hadn’t. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you why they regret becoming parents.

The Guardian Article: ‘It’s the breaking of a taboo’: the parents who regret having children

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY – ETHICS: “Nietzsche and Morality: The Higher Man and The Herd” / Academy of Ideas ☮

In this video we investigate Nietzsche’s views on morality by contrasting the higher man and the herd. We investigate how a herd morality develops, and the threat it poses to the existence of great individuals (higher human beings). We conclude by examining the existence of herd morality in the modern world.