The Existential Crisis

I just spent a cathartic hour or so reading through PhD Comics. Here was just one of many I felt like sharing:

Okay, so I said I would start writing again two nights ago but that didn’t happen. I’m just going to put off thinking about the blog another weekend as I get my semester, my philosophical counseling plans, and other responsibilities worked out. Please forgive the virtual absence.

Your Thoughts?

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.

  • jehk

    I followed the blue line and now I feel better about things. Thank you.

  • F

    I think you should do the stuff you need to without worrying about the blog. You produce plenty of content.

    I love the flow chart. Been stuck in something similar since I was like 8. My living can suck and be unreliable, but I help others as much as I help my main employer, and I’m otherwise pretty much under the radar. I didn’t get anywhere near a PhD.

  • AKAHorace

    How does doing pharmaceutical research equate to weapons development ? Another cheap, shallow stereotype. I mean tell me who else is going to do anything about antibiotic resistant gonerhea.

    On that note read:

    http://www.isteve.com/Film_Constant_Gardener.htm


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