Is Philosophy a Con?

And is Western philosophy unpopular because it’s depressing?

Image by Michael D Beckwith, from Unsplash

Gathering dust on a shelf in the Ivory Tower’s basement is a ragged tome about the trouble with Western philosophy.

Moreover, some philosophy graduate students, who had been seduced by the chance of speculating for a living and who discovered the dark secret too late have whispered of the horrors…

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.