Why Philosophy Matters to You, Even if You Think it Doesn’t

Plato, Karl Marx, and Bertrand Russell each claimed that philosophy is essential to the good life

I grew up in a Southern Baptist church that preached a fate of everlasting torment in a lake of unquenchable fire for those on the wrong side of God.



Plato’s Gymnasium is dedicated to giving everyday philosophers a voice in the conversations that matter most. You don’t have to be Aristotle to study here, you just have to think creatively

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Dustin T. Cox

Owner/Editor of Plato’s Gymnasium. I write about philosophy, politics, climate change, culture, religion, and more. https://medium.com/platos-gymnasium