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Coming up in Philosophy & Cameras-Off Philosophy (April & May block)
Philosophy World Tour
Taking inspiration from the philosophers and traditions of India, China, Africa and the Middle East, we head off on a Philosophy World Tour to see how the world thinks and has thought. Bring your sun cream and an open mind!
Last block we explored The Philosophy of Secrets, Meaning & Misunderstanding, Ideal Languages, Ownership, Motion and Turning the Clock Back via (in no particular order) sausage-rustling, Esperanto, the nose-centred theory of the universe and the de-extinction of the Tasmanian tiger, among other things.
Each week, participants choose debates for the next week from our world's largest collection of debate motions (approaching 2000!
Some of the recent ones:
This house prefers transfer tattoos to permanent tattoos
This house thinks equality is for wimps
This house believes there is no story without conflict
This house believes mathematics can explain everything.
This house would rather be shy than overfriendly.
This house could start an argument with itself
This house would be immortal
This house would switch off the comments section
This house thinks D&D is good life training
This house wants its 15 seconds of fame
This house believes we should all speak one language
This house believes healthcare should prioritise those who take care of their health.