Are We Living in a Simulation? David Chalmers Reimagines Descartes’ Demon for the 21st Century

Are We Living in a Simulation? David Chalmers Reimagines Descartes’ Demon for the 21st Century

In his 1641 book Meditations on First Philosophy, the French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist Rene Descartes sought to rigorously challenge the foundations of all his beliefs. As Descartes wrote:

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16 books removed from Polk County school libraries after objection from conservative group

16 books removed from Polk County school libraries after objection from conservative group

The timeline for when a decision will be made on these books is unclear as committee members must read each book and convene to discuss their contents.

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Psychologists have started to examine how hentai consumers differ from people who do not consume hentai

Psychologists have started to examine how hentai consumers differ from people who do not consume hentai

People who consume hentai appear to differ on several characteristics from those who consume other types of pornography, according to new research published in the journal Sexologies. But they do not appear to differ from others in regard to their attraction towards humans or their desire for a human relationship.

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Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Sequel Eyeing 2023 Start Date (Exclusive)

Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Sequel Eyeing 2023 Start Date (Exclusive)

We finally have an update on when the Joaquin Phoenix-led Joker sequel will begin filming. The Todd Phillips-helmed Joker film made some pretty big waves in 2019, earning more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office and two Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Original Score. Joker‘s critical reception was also filled with controversy, with some labeling it a dangerous film due to its depiction of mental illness, but just like every other comic book project there was definitely an audience and that was reflected in its success.

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Guest opinion: Companies sponsoring Olympics enable China’s atrocities

Guest opinion: Companies sponsoring Olympics enable China's atrocities

As China prepares to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing recently made a stunning announcement. Any athlete speaking out “against Chinese laws and regulations” will be subject to “punishment.” Beijing claims it’s an “innocent party,” but the threat to athletes is just the latest act by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) — and proves it has much to hide.

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Neil Young says he “felt better” after leaving Spotify and its “shitty” sound quality

Neil Young says he "felt better" after leaving Spotify and its "shitty" sound quality

Even after departing the platform, Neil Young isn’t done criticizing Spotify yet. Today, the rock legend has published another letter on his website, describing Spotify as a purveyor of “more songs and less sound.” Young says that he “felt better” after pulling his music catalog from the leading streaming music service earlier this week while noting that he’s strongly opposed to censorship and that “private companies have the right to choose what they profit from, just as I can choose not to have my music support a platform that disseminates harmful information.”

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place.

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Netflix begins production on The Witcher season 3

Netflix begins production on The Witcher season 3

It's the nature of the beast, isn't it? Although fans have only just seen season two of Netflix's The Witcher, they're already counting down to the day they get to watch more. It was in December that we heard the scripts for season 3 were "almost done", so naturally it wasn't going to be long until production started once again.

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