1 hr 58 min

I Am Not Ivan Ilyich...Am I‪?‬ Very Bad Wizards

    • Philosophy

Ivan Ilyich is a man. All men are mortal. So Ivan Ilyich is mortal. Sure absolutely, that’s true for Ivan Ilyich and for all men. But we’re not Ivan Ilyich and we’re not ‘all men’- so what does this have to do with us? Right? David and Tamler confront their mortality as they discuss Leo Tolstoy’s brilliant and chilling short story “The Death of Ivan Ilyich.”


Plus the ‘Why I am leaving academia’ essay has become its own genre. But is this profession really that much worse relative to others?
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Has the ‘great resignation’ hit academia?Why You Need To Leave Academia - Cheeky ScientistThe Death of Ivan Ilyich - Wikipedia — . I cannot now help seeing day and night going round and bringing me to death. That is all I see, for that alone is true. All else is false.Val Plumwood - Wikipedia

Ivan Ilyich is a man. All men are mortal. So Ivan Ilyich is mortal. Sure absolutely, that’s true for Ivan Ilyich and for all men. But we’re not Ivan Ilyich and we’re not ‘all men’- so what does this have to do with us? Right? David and Tamler confront their mortality as they discuss Leo Tolstoy’s brilliant and chilling short story “The Death of Ivan Ilyich.”


Plus the ‘Why I am leaving academia’ essay has become its own genre. But is this profession really that much worse relative to others?
Sponsored By:
BetterHelp: You deserve to be happy. BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Connect with your professional counselor in a safe and private online environment. Our listeners get 10% off the first month by visiting BetterHelp.com/vbw. Promo Code: VBW80,000 Hours: You have 80,000 hours in your career. This makes it your best opportunity to have a positive impact on the world. If you’re fortunate enough to be able to use your career for good, but aren’t sure how, 80,000 Hours has an in-depth guide that can help you:
Get new ideas for high-impact careers
Compare your options in terms of impact
Make a plan you feel confident in

It’s based on ten years of research alongside academics at Oxford, and as a nonprofit, everything they provide is free. Promo Code: wizardsNordVPN: Keep your internet connection safe, and enjoy streaming services when you travel abroad with NordVPN! NordVPN is the best VPN if you’re looking for peace of mind when you use public Wi-Fi, access personal and work accounts on the road, or want to keep your browsing history to yourself. Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/VBW Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Promo Code: VBWSupport Very Bad Wizards
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Has the ‘great resignation’ hit academia?Why You Need To Leave Academia - Cheeky ScientistThe Death of Ivan Ilyich - Wikipedia — . I cannot now help seeing day and night going round and bringing me to death. That is all I see, for that alone is true. All else is false.Val Plumwood - Wikipedia

1 hr 58 min