My Favorite Websites

Looking for something fun to do on the web? Enjoy a collection of my favorite sites for reading, thinking, listening, and chatting. Subjects include debate, philosophy, logic, and art. Go forth and educate yourself.

Thinking

People

Here are some of my favorite thinkers/interviewers/orators. You can find these people on blogs, books, video and podcast.

  • Peter Boghossian
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Bart Ehrman
  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  • Stephen Fry
  • Jonathan Haidt
  • Sam Harris
  • Terrance McKenna
  • Camille Paglia
  • Jordan Peterson
  • Steven Pinker
  • Joe Rogan
  • Paul Stamets
  • Ben Shapiro
  • Brett Weinstein
  • Eric Weinstein
  • Second Favorites, or people I’m keeping an eye on…
    • AronRa
    • Russell Brand
    • Sean Carroll
    • Daniel Dennett
    • Lawrence Krauss
    • Dave Rubin
    • Sapolsky
    • Lindsay Shepherd
    • Dr. Mikhail Varshavski D.O.
    • Salvoj Zizek

Reading

  • Great Books Reading List | May I live long enough to read every one.
  • Interesting Articles | I use tagpacker to save and organize interesting articles I’ve read.
  • Quora | Social media for intellectuals. Ask a question, get answers. Bare your soul, tell us your story.
  • Wikipedia
  • Google Books | For free books, open up search tools, from “any books” select “Free Google eBooks”.
  • archive.org | Massive repository for public domain resources.
  • Goodreads | Look through a huge database of books. Browse through other people’s lists. Rate books you’ve read.
  • Holy Books

Having Fun

  • 16 Personalities | Personality test. Mine is INFJ, what’s yours?
  • 9gag | Funny pictures & commentary. Sometimes totally vapid, sometimes profound.
  • Flickr | (Many of this blog’s featured images come from from flickr)
  • Reddit | The front page of the internet. Dive in and find a niche group that’s just right for you.
  • Stars of the Lid |  Contemplative music to listen to while you read or write.
  • Podcasts | I’m a podcast junkie. Check out my favorite shows.
  • wireclub.com | Chat and exchange ideas with someone new!
  • Short Orange | Podcast discovery and management tool
  • Movie Lens | Wondering what movie to watch next? Find one with this tool!

Tools

Blogs

  • Atheist Resources | An amazing and exhaustive list of resources for atheism.
  • Cracked | Comedy website that always tricks people into learning something profound
  • the minimalists | A simplified way of life.

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