Interplanetary colonization? Seneca advises against it

When I was a kid I was fascinated by astronomy, and particularly planetology, the study of the atmospheres, geologies, and — possibly — biologies of other planets in the solar system (extrasolar planets where yet to be discovered). And of course I was also attracted by science-based speculation about the possibility of colonizing, terraforming, even, places like Mars, or some of the moons of…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/