The Valentine Prisoner Dilemma

 

xkcd. of course.

About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • http://anythingbuttheist.blogspot.com Bret

    What a coincidence. For Valentine’s Day, I’m going to rat my wife out to the police to get out of going to jail.

    The crime? Stealing my heart…

    *barf*

    • Aliasalpha

      Describe it as “cardio-larceny”, sounds more serious

    • Caravelle

      Armed robbery ? Arrows and all that…

  • John Morales

    Someone hasn’t been exposed to Hamlet.

    (Act IV, Scene 5)

  • InfraredEyes

    It was the reference to hammers that got you, wasn’t it?

    • http://freethoughtblogs.com/camelswithhammers Daniel Fincke

      You know, I wouldn’t be surprised if that was it!

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