My Philosophy Video Plans

So far, my channel has involved a lot of, uh… goal-setting would be a generous way of putting it. I was sort of inspired by the story about how Jim Carrey wrote himself a check for a million dollars, in the sense that I kind of figured that if I say I’m going to do something, I’d be much more likely to actually do it just to prove that I meant it. 

Shaving my head comes to mind as a less labor-intensive example of the same principle…

Anyway, so I wrote myself into a corner sort of intentionally, I think, because I felt like that was probably the best way to motivate myself to work as hard as I can. I didn’t really imagine the corner would end up being as tight as it currently is, but… the point is, I have plans. Arguably, too many of them. But I’m going to tell you what they are in more detail, right now, in case anyone other than me cares. 

  • Introduction to Philosophy
    • What is philosophy? (ME LEAP)
    • Intro to…
      1. Metaphysics
      2. Epistemology
      3. Logic
      4. Ethics
      5. Aesthetics
      6. Politics
  • Drunk Philosophy
    • Jung & Jager
    • Kierkegaard & Kahlua
    • Lacan & L… 
    • These ones take a long time, so honestly, I don’t have to know all the details, yet. But the next two will obviously be Marx and Nietzsche… 
  • Philosophy of the Media
    • Philosophy of Television
      • Westworld
      • Rick & Morty
      • Bojack Horseman
      • Etc.
    • Guy Debord on the Society of the Spectacle
    • Noam Chomsky on Propaganda and Media Control
  • Philosophy of Music
    • Avett Brothers
    • Beatles
    • Cat Stevens
    • Leaning towards Don McLean but not sure?
  • Philosophy of Sex
    • Metaphysics of Sex: Is sex bad?
    • Epistemology of Sex: Are we having sex yet?
    • [Logic of sex = redacted because what would that be]
    • Ethics of Sex
      • Sex and Risk 
        • Pregnancy
        • Abortion
        • STD’s
      • Sex and Harm
        • Consent
        • Is it ever okay to have sex under the influence? 
        • Unintentional Rape
          • yikes that one could be a real doozy huh
    • Aesthetics of Sex
      • The history and philosophy of porn
    • Politics of Sex
      • Sexual Orientation & the Law
      • Gender and why it’s so damn confusing
      • Feminism (oh boy)
      • What about men?
  • Philosophy of Comedy
    • Theories of Humor (intro)
      • Superiority Theory
      • Incongruity Theory
      • Relief Theory
      • Benign Violation Theory
      • Humor as Play
  • OTHER STUFF:
    • Tipsy Transcendentalism
    • Plastered Poetry
    • Random Lists and Stuff
    • Blasted Book Reviews

And… that’s it for now. I’m not sure if I’ll end up going into more detail on the sub-categories of each brach of philosophy right away, or wait until after I’ve made the more basic introduction videos. But I’m planning to kind of just do whichever of these things I can finish first, and not worry to much about, like, controlling the order in which they all happen, if that makes sense. 

Anyhoo… I guess that’s it. Oh, and puppets. I don’t know. I really need to cool it, I’m gonna give myself an aneurism. Anyway let me know if you have any thoughts on any of those things, preferences about what to do first, etc…

Here’s the plan.

While I’m unemployed (at least, after my stitches heal), I’m going to try to snap out of my depression by focusing exclusively on progressing my online content as much as I can. My ukulele is broken, so I won’t be able to do any music, but I’ve been working on a strategy that might, eventually, lead to a somewhat-workable schedule that I can adhere to. 

Okay so first of all, I do have a gaming channel and a second channel, but I’m gonna leave those alone for now, because the more complicated I make this for myself, the less likely I’ll be to actually do it. So. If you have not, for some reason, go subscribe and turn on notifications for… 

The Debaucherous Dweeb

FRIDAYS: new video, regardless of quality
SATURDAYS: new gaming video or livestream

Then I’ll try to post a few blogs during the week, and once I get my ukulele back/replaced, I’ll try to make Sunday the day for posting music. 

Also, if you enjoy my blog/philosophy content, don’t forget to check out the philosophy tab of this blog, as well as the philosophy index, resources, and branches, which I’m constantly updating as I chug along trying to prepare to make videos about all this stuff! 

Thanks for being here. Thanks for being awesome. Thanks for commenting and liking and encouraging me to keep going. I can use all the encouragement I can get! 

Eventually (like maybe when I feel I’ve earned it, more, I guess), I’ll start being more aggressive about linking to my Patreon and PayPal, like a big ol’ bag of typical, but for now, your kind words are payment enough! 🙂