Daniel Lehewych is a graduate of philosophy from the CUNY Graduate Center and a freelance writer. His areas of specialization include moral psychology, the philosophy of mind, and the history of philosophy.
Humiliating powerful people was not a key to success.
Commodus lived the anti-Stoic life, pursuing lust, narcissism, and self-indulgence.
Until robots understand jokes and sarcasm, artificial general intelligence will remain in the realm of science fiction.
In Orwell’s dystopian novel, the government uses Newspeak to control thoughts by controlling language. But thoughts do not require language.
If you want to be an authentic person, embrace reality. Don't try to clamber your way up Maslow's hierarchy of needs.