@SeekingPlumb|11h ago|Philosophy · Psychology · Culture
How would our perspectives differ, if we were immortal?
If we can't truly appreciate life without death & death didn't exist, how would our values differ?
@SeekingPlumb|6d ago|Activism · Culture · History
The Nazis drew the line & decided this was too harsh.
The paragon of hate (Hitler & the Nazis.) admired & built their laws around the all too familiar.
@SeekingPlumb|6d ago|Philosophy · Psychology · Culture
Is "looking down on" someone unavoidable?
We look up to some; this is even recommended. While the opposite is criticized; we are even shamed for the possibility.
@SeekingPlumb|8d ago|Culture · Psychology · Relationships★
Gentlemen: How do you know if you are/aren't sexist?
Or if you do or don't have sexist tendencies?
@SeekingPlumb|9d ago|Humor · Just for Fun★
Tell me a running joke you have with someone.
We can never have too many smiles, chuckles, & laughs. 😆
@SeekingPlumb|9d ago|Technology · Philosophy★
Can AI evolve to be "more human than human?"
What would that look like?
@SeekingPlumb|12d ago|Just for Fun · Science · Technology★
Can we detect evidence of that good or bad vibe someone gives off?
@SeekingPlumb|15d ago|Covid19 · Politics · Psychology
Words from an ER nurse about COVID-19 patients/deniers.
Even when faced with reality... Her Twitter handle: @JodiDoering
@SeekingPlumb|16d ago|Philosophy · Psychology · Health & Wellness
Is there any truth to this quote?
"Love is like oxygen; you can't live without love."
@SeekingPlumb|17d ago|Culture · Psychology★
Why highlight in a social media profile, roles many or all of us fill?
"Loving son/daughter." "Loyal friend." What is the importance of these descriptors (and others), often found listed in #socialmedia profiles?
@SeekingPlumb|20d ago|Just for Fun
My feathered friends with very distinct personalities.
Fat Fluffy Frank, the demanding blue jay, & the 3 stooges. #animals #birds
@SeekingPlumb|21d ago|Philosophy · Psychology
Can humans evolve beyond war & conflict?
SHOULD we? Why haven't we?
@SeekingPlumb|24d ago|Philosophy · Psychology★
Is every human interaction a transaction?
(Plus a cameo by Black Bart.)
@SeekingPlumb|27d ago|Politics · Psychology · Philosophy
If a jury had 1,001 members... If SCOTUS had 100 judges...
Would there be any distinct difference in the outcomes? Would they be any more/less just?
@SeekingPlumb|29d ago|Philosophy · Spirituality · Culture
Are we all slaves? If so, then what is freedom?
Slaves to our passions, The Man, a higher power. Conceptually, is slavery inescapable?
@SeekingPlumb|29d ago|Election2020 · Politics · Philosophy
OMG It's never been about the truth or lies!
It's far easier to hide in a storm of doubt.
@SeekingPlumb|29d ago|Philosophy · Psychology · Self-Improvement★
What does it mean to be lucky?
This Researcher Reveals How Lucky People Differ From Unlucky People
@SeekingPlumb|1mo ago|Election2020 · Politics · Philosophy★
Can you look at Trump's decisions from outside your politics?
Lean Left? Can you name something good POTUS did? Lean Right? Can you name something bad that he did? https://app.swell.life/swellcast/S6ew
@SeekingPlumb|1mo ago|Music · Just for Fun★
Does your pet love or hate certain types of music?
My cat will let me know, sometimes in no uncertain terms. What about your pet? #pets
@SeekingPlumb|1mo ago|Psychology · Philosophy★
"…the test of a 1st rate intelligence is the ability to hold 2 opposing ideas in the mind…"
Dialectical thinking vs cognitive dissonance. How are we perceived? When are we fooling ourselves?
@SeekingPlumb|1mo ago|Just for Fun · Humor★
What is your favourite word(s) & why?
Here are 2 of mine, but not necessarily for the reasons you might think! 🤪
@SeekingPlumb|1mo ago|Stories · TV · Books
Considering a different sort of sci-fi.
A space-faring people with the cultural underpinnings of a long-dead civilization. Human sacrifice? Art & architecture? Beliefs?
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Philosophy · Politics · History★
The ruin of a civilization & flexibility.
How much of a role does flexibility play (or not play) in the demise of a civilization. Rome for instance??
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Philosophy · Politics · Culture★
Facts are anything but concrete.
We seem to think a fact is immutable, so our opinion based on it is set in stone for all time. But is that true? #language
Do you "talk at" or do you "talk to/with" people?
Is one of these better than the other? Or do they each have their time & place? #communication
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Culture · Psychology
"What's in a (brand) name?"
What if we renamed Instagram to... #thepowerofwords #influence #culture #branding
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Technology · Travel
Inventor flies on his hoverboard for 22 miles! Would YOU?
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Community · Philosophy
Future potential or past knowledge & experience? ⚖️
Quote from "The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet" by Becky Chambers.
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Election2020 · Politics · Activism
Brainstorming: Making an impact on those we've elected.
Are there more effective ways? New or different ways? #mentalhealth #brainstorming
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Politics · Other
How do you win a game when your opponent is playing by a different set of rules?
Rules that you aren't willing to embrace.
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Psychology · Science★
Why do we try to find meaning in everything, evolutionarily speaking?
Is it a coping mechanism?
"How does the never to be differ from what never was?"
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Stories · Philosophy · Books
Short story rec: "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" by Ursula K. Le Guin.
A thought provoking short story that will leave an impact. If you HAVE read it, thoughts?
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Science · Psychology · Just for Fun
Play with me: what if the sky was purple?
Blue and green are soothing, rejuvenating even. Would we find different colours just as, if that's all we knew?
Maybe stars are meant to be viewed from the ground?
#stars #space #perspective
@SeekingPlumb|2mo ago|Culture · Philosophy · Psychology
Does how we form a belief/opinion matter?
Does instant gratification incline us towards reactive thinking? Does it matter? #beliefs #opinions
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Politics · Religion · Philosophy★
If "might is right" & one upsmanship is at an end, where do we go from there?
Bridging the divide: how to communicate with such a contrasting perspective? Is it possible?
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Community · Environment · Just for Fun★
Imagine a city designed around PEOPLE instead of cars!
How would YOUR city differ from the modern cities we're familiar with?
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Just for Fun
Your ultimate dream home complete w/portals to ANYWHERE!
Where would each room be & why? Let's play!
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Politics · Psychology · Philosophy
Can we loosen our grip on the Ego & truly SEE each other?
If 2 contrary things can be true at the same time, why are we so self-righteous in our "rightness?"
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Philosophy · Politics · Religion★
Do you ever change your opinion?
If you do or have, what sparked that change? If you don't, why not? Or what would encourage you to reconsider?
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Psychology · Politics · Culture★
If the mob is in the driver's seat...
If the mob is driven by fear, in today's connected world how do we break free? What will the future look like?
How does this make you feel?
A series of scenes starring you and me. #equality #thoughtexperiment
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Books · Just for Fun
Help please! "Matter-permeable window?" Why??
In the book House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds, a character walked through this "window" to the balcony.
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Environment · Just for Fun · Music★
Sand dunes make music!! Did you know?!?
The song of the dunes
@SeekingPlumb|3mo ago|Arts · Religion · Culture★
I found myself in the middle of a cult....
I joined an international theatre company.....