/r/philosophy - top ten submissions for each month of 2023

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2023, November
Baby boomers are looking fund old age care by t...
6357 Baby boomers are looking fund old age care by t...
The Postmodern philosopher whose book was the m...
1061 The Postmodern philosopher whose book was the m...
Seneca argues that chasing things like wealth o...
776 Seneca argues that chasing things like wealth o...
The dichotomy of ‘work’ vs. ‘leisure’ n...
768 The dichotomy of ‘work’ vs. ‘leisure’ n...
Philosopher Karl Widerquist argues that Univers...
494 Philosopher Karl Widerquist argues that Univers...
With his famous discussion of a waiter, Sartre ...
468 With his famous discussion of a waiter, Sartre ...
“A lot of philosophers today are subservient ...
436 “A lot of philosophers today are subservient ...
Our inability to agree on what ‘common senseâ...
397 Our inability to agree on what ‘common senseâ...
Spirituality is not about seeking truth or reve...
377 Spirituality is not about seeking truth or reve...
"The philosophical distinction between logic an...
374 "The philosophical distinction between logic an...
2023, October
In Thus Spoke Zarathustra Nietzsche presents hi...
696 In Thus Spoke Zarathustra Nietzsche presents hi...
Byung-Chul Han, the philosopher who lives life ...
679 Byung-Chul Han, the philosopher who lives life ...
A 30-year-old male dies at the hospital, and hi...
608 A 30-year-old male dies at the hospital, and hi...
In his famous 1841 essay Self-Reliance, Ralph W...
555 In his famous 1841 essay Self-Reliance, Ralph W...
Radical is a political term that's often used s...
484 Radical is a political term that's often used s...
Language and our grasp of reality—we impose c...
400 Language and our grasp of reality—we impose c...
Narcissism is isolating. It prevents you from a...
370 Narcissism is isolating. It prevents you from a...
Human exceptionalism imposes horrible costs on ...
373 Human exceptionalism imposes horrible costs on ...
Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most influent...
323 Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most influent...
Honesty is not the ultimate virtue, only one am...
297 Honesty is not the ultimate virtue, only one am...
2023, September
Despite the modern use of the word ‘stoic’,...
922 Despite the modern use of the word ‘stoic’,...
Language may be a flawed portrayal of the world...
635 Language may be a flawed portrayal of the world...
We are neither mindlessly moved by external for...
515 We are neither mindlessly moved by external for...
Taco Bell and the Paradox of Ironic Appreciation
449 Taco Bell and the Paradox of Ironic Appreciation
Jorge Luis Borges argues that novels have the s...
446 Jorge Luis Borges argues that novels have the s...
We were designed to enjoy life's pleasures, not...
387 We were designed to enjoy life's pleasures, not...
Media Inherently Creates a Power Imbalance Wher...
361 Media Inherently Creates a Power Imbalance Wher...
The anxiety of choice – More choice doesn’t...
326 The anxiety of choice – More choice doesn’t...
Philosophers throughout time saw suffering as c...
302 Philosophers throughout time saw suffering as c...
The Ego gets a lot of bad press but in its orig...
285 The Ego gets a lot of bad press but in its orig...
2023, August
The use of nuclear weapons in WW2 was unethical...
1047 The use of nuclear weapons in WW2 was unethical...
There is no human nature, Jean-Paul Sartre argu...
1018 There is no human nature, Jean-Paul Sartre argu...
Buddhism isn't a “philosophy”; it’s a rel...
884 Buddhism isn't a “philosophy”; it’s a rel...
In the modern world, the comfort afforded by th...
621 In the modern world, the comfort afforded by th...
“If you wish to have peace and contentment, r...
611 “If you wish to have peace and contentment, r...
Moral psychologist Amrisha Vaish argues that Fr...
606 Moral psychologist Amrisha Vaish argues that Fr...
Humans are animals in essence, and despite all ...
546 Humans are animals in essence, and despite all ...
“The brain may not create consciousness but "...
492 “The brain may not create consciousness but "...
In his letters, Jung criticises the philosophie...
399 In his letters, Jung criticises the philosophie...
Feelings are just as valuable as rational thoug...
350 Feelings are just as valuable as rational thoug...
2023, July
The long-term neglect of education is at the ro...
1314 The long-term neglect of education is at the ro...
The very attributes that make small dogs cute a...
1020 The very attributes that make small dogs cute a...
The desire for individual sovereignty and the u...
800 The desire for individual sovereignty and the u...
The value of a fulfilling and enjoyable life is...
704 The value of a fulfilling and enjoyable life is...
We have become obsessed with productivity. Yet ...
671 We have become obsessed with productivity. Yet ...
There is not one type of friendship, Aristotle ...
564 There is not one type of friendship, Aristotle ...
If we are to develop ourselves morally, ancient...
423 If we are to develop ourselves morally, ancient...
Why the life-long disposition towards wonder â€...
413 Why the life-long disposition towards wonder â€...
The Buddhist parable of the poisoned arrow: sol...
413 The Buddhist parable of the poisoned arrow: sol...
Buddhism and Stoicism converge on similar solut...
401 Buddhism and Stoicism converge on similar solut...
2023, June
r/philosophy will be joining the subreddit blac...
6266 r/philosophy will be joining the subreddit blac...
/r/philosophy will indefinitely be in 'restrict...
5851 /r/philosophy will indefinitely be in 'restrict...
The Assisted Dying Debate Is Really About How W...
1384 The Assisted Dying Debate Is Really About How W...
How to Find Yourself: Practical Advice from Nie...
605 How to Find Yourself: Practical Advice from Nie...
Philosopher Explains Well-Being at 5 Levels of ...
458 Philosopher Explains Well-Being at 5 Levels of ...
Seneca about dealing with depression and the lo...
446 Seneca about dealing with depression and the lo...
Aristippus was a philosopher who valued pleasur...
405 Aristippus was a philosopher who valued pleasur...
Views from everywhere | Academic philosophy can...
356 Views from everywhere | Academic philosophy can...
Logic doesn't tell you what is true, argues Sim...
315 Logic doesn't tell you what is true, argues Sim...
Averroes on Intellect: From Aristotelian Origin...
217 Averroes on Intellect: From Aristotelian Origin...
2023, May
Shame used to function as a signal of moral wro...
3850 Shame used to function as a signal of moral wro...
Gullibility often masquerades as 'critical thin...
2950 Gullibility often masquerades as 'critical thin...
The cult of busyness, and how to escape it | Ki...
2191 The cult of busyness, and how to escape it | Ki...
None of us are entirely self-made. We must reco...
1776 None of us are entirely self-made. We must reco...
To grasp the power of language we must renounce...
1419 To grasp the power of language we must renounce...
Scientific explanations of reality will never p...
1307 Scientific explanations of reality will never p...
Barbara Stiegler, philosopher: 'Yachts are the ...
1279 Barbara Stiegler, philosopher: 'Yachts are the ...
Failure to act should not be exempt from moral ...
1219 Failure to act should not be exempt from moral ...
Patient Arrives at Hospital with DNR Tattoo Lea...
1186 Patient Arrives at Hospital with DNR Tattoo Lea...
There is no such thing as a (purely) sexual rel...
1083 There is no such thing as a (purely) sexual rel...
2023, April
A death row inmate's dementia means he can't re...
3705 A death row inmate's dementia means he can't re...
In this week 1901 years ago, Marcus Aurelius wa...
3396 In this week 1901 years ago, Marcus Aurelius wa...
Psychedelic experiences open us up to a wider s...
3067 Psychedelic experiences open us up to a wider s...
Accepting Our Idiocy: AI isn't sentient, humani...
2645 Accepting Our Idiocy: AI isn't sentient, humani...
Neuroscientist Gregory Berns argues that mental...
2444 Neuroscientist Gregory Berns argues that mental...
Often misunderstood as denying personhood, the ...
2173 Often misunderstood as denying personhood, the ...
Peter Singer argues, if it is in our power to p...
2117 Peter Singer argues, if it is in our power to p...
Most people focus on being loved rather than lo...
1958 Most people focus on being loved rather than lo...
The best answer I have heard as to why study Pl...
1772 The best answer I have heard as to why study Pl...
We need philosophy more than ever if we're to a...
1677 We need philosophy more than ever if we're to a...
2023, March
Everything Everywhere All At Once doesn't just ...
6014 Everything Everywhere All At Once doesn't just ...
Orwell and Huxley foresaw grim, but very differ...
5762 Orwell and Huxley foresaw grim, but very differ...
Don't Ask What It Means to Be Human | Humans ar...
4394 Don't Ask What It Means to Be Human | Humans ar...
75% of people believe that sentient AIs deserve...
3970 75% of people believe that sentient AIs deserve...
We won’t understand consciousness until we de...
3649 We won’t understand consciousness until we de...
Paradoxically, what makes you unique is your re...
3417 Paradoxically, what makes you unique is your re...
The political left and right both use Nietzsche...
3196 The political left and right both use Nietzsche...
The Stoics think the only thing needed for a go...
3187 The Stoics think the only thing needed for a go...
Proving the existence of God through evidence i...
2866 Proving the existence of God through evidence i...
Animals are moral subjects without being moral ...
2658 Animals are moral subjects without being moral ...
2023, February
Why you should hate your job | “We are being ...
10866 Why you should hate your job | “We are being ...
Psychedelics help remove the object-oriented ve...
6750 Psychedelics help remove the object-oriented ve...
Arguments about the possibility of consciousnes...
3907 Arguments about the possibility of consciousnes...
Newcomers to Philosophy often find it confusing...
3393 Newcomers to Philosophy often find it confusing...
Nietzsche saw Jesus as a teacher, a psychologic...
3346 Nietzsche saw Jesus as a teacher, a psychologic...
‘Logic’ and ‘facts’ are increasingly de...
2794 ‘Logic’ and ‘facts’ are increasingly de...
Often mischaracterized as a rather debaucherous...
2712 Often mischaracterized as a rather debaucherous...
‘Flow’, comparable to the Chinese concept o...
2641 ‘Flow’, comparable to the Chinese concept o...
Reason and emotion are deeply connected. Unders...
1880 Reason and emotion are deeply connected. Unders...
How to be a sceptic | We have an ethical respon...
1730 How to be a sceptic | We have an ethical respon...
2023, January
Societies choose to make evil look sexy in orde...
7521 Societies choose to make evil look sexy in orde...
“Anybody can become angry, that is easy; but ...
7159 “Anybody can become angry, that is easy; but ...
Happiness is an essentially nihilistic ideal â€...
2758 Happiness is an essentially nihilistic ideal â€...
Evolution by natural selection tells us the pro...
2693 Evolution by natural selection tells us the pro...
In the work that inspired The Matrix movies, Ba...
2547 In the work that inspired The Matrix movies, Ba...
Daft Punk and Metaphysics | We must avoid the a...
2354 Daft Punk and Metaphysics | We must avoid the a...
"Understand the philosophy of a place and you'l...
1818 "Understand the philosophy of a place and you'l...
Gandhi and MLK Jr. were not pacifists, but beli...
1715 Gandhi and MLK Jr. were not pacifists, but beli...
Life can’t be reduced to a rulebook. But comm...
1638 Life can’t be reduced to a rulebook. But comm...
Our ability to resist temptation depends on how...
1533 Our ability to resist temptation depends on how...