How would Plato PPC? (Part I)
It’s a question of the ages: if Plato were a PPC, how would he go about it? Plato wrote a universe of works on different topics–many lifetimes have been spent only deep-diving into his works and nothing more (although not recently)–but today we will focus on one of his ideas: […]Read all
How would Machiavelli PPC? (Part I)
Machiavalli, oh, Niccolò! The man whose reputation has been defamed in successive centuries since he wrote. A more cynical person might suspect he was defamed on purpose precisely because The Powers That Be wouldn’t want anyone to know how effective a guidebook his rules could be. But no, not I; […]Read all
How would Max Weber PPC?
Yes, yes, yes, I know you’ve been up at night wondering, “If Max Weber were alive and got a job running Google Ad campaigns, how would he go about it?” and–alas!–the answer is here for you. So Max Weber wrote brilliantly about many topics, and today he’s remembered largely for […]Read all
How would Nietzsche PPC? (Part I)
A question of the ages: If Friedrich Nietzsche were a PPC, how would he PPC? Nietzsche himself probably paced the halls of the University of Basel wondering, if an all-encompassing knowledge machine existed and he was tasked with ensuring that normies using the all-encompassing knowledge machine would see the results […]Read all
How would Karl Popper PPC?
Karl Popper is remembered today mostly for two things: as a historian of science whose idea of “falsification” influenced modern scientific thought, and also for his political “open society” ideas that influenced George Soros among others. He’s less widely remembered as Wittgenstein’s cousin, as well as being an Austrian Jewish […]Read all