Problems of everyday epistemology, II

This post is a continuation from a previous one, which you can find here. Whenever anyone talks about phones, planned obsolescence comes up. Some people like to think of it as a conspiracy theory, and that is a semantic discussion I would rather not have at this moment. There is a certain amount of evidence…

Problems of everyday epistemology

I get accused of being an arrogant prick a lot. That’s weird, because I largely have no confidence. On my bad days, I feel like I have no idea how to know. I have an absolute over abundance of skepticism which can be a massive problem when it comes to making life choices. This becomes…

Keto and expertise, part 2.

In my previous post, I rambled on about my previous experiences with the Keto diet. I did this because I am toying with it again. I wrote these all at once, so do read the previous one if you’ve not yet. And now we get to the philosophy part of this blog post. I have…

Keto and expertise

I value expertise. I think that is something that is sorely missing in today’s world, and there many researchers who are studying this very phenomenon. But you don’t need to be any kind of an expert to see this in action. We have flat-earthers, anti-vaxers, and all manners of cults of personalities. For me, that…