[WP] You are a doctor in a not-so-far future. One day someone comes, claiming feeling things moving in him. Both your patient and you are surprised when you realize that there is a whole city inside his body. Curious, you decide to use a reduction machine and to visit this city.
[WP] A world where Sea and Land were at war. As a child you found an injured strange octopus. You kept it hidden and took care of it for years, until one day it disappeared. Many, many years later Cthulhu appears from the depths of the sea to aid you.
[WP] Your friend has made fun of you for being superstitious for YEARS. One day, tired of being hassled, you finally throw your fears to the wind— and it literally brings about the end of the world.
[EU] Incredibly handsome Agent Michael Scarn and Samuel L Chang are off on another swashbuckling adventure. Babes! High thrills! Certain death, probably. "Write a story of passion and explosions or no bonus for you." Wayne Gretzky -Michael Scott
[WP] In our near future, there's a gel that works as a bio conductor for injuries. But it quickly became popular in court, where murder victims could be re animated for 24 hours and testify against their killer. You awake on the slab. Remembering your own death. Staff is away for coffee.
[WP]You and your crew were stranded on distant planet for the last five years.Finally, after managing to repair your interstellar cruise ship, you discovered that entire galaxy is now under the control of a race of previously unknown aliens.
[WP]You accidentally found an old newspaper where in a maternity hospital, a possible change of consciousness with a baby has taken place, after research you find out that a great wizard was in the chamber you were kept in, now he is on a madhouse acting like a baby and you start to remember a spell
[WP] You are the final effort by a technology startup to create a realistic humanoid sentient being. They believe they have failed and their funding has run out. The first thing you see after waking is a tall woman walking away down a hallway as the door to your darkened room closes behind her.
[WP] In the afterlife everybody sits down to watch each other's lives. It is time for your screening, where right in the middle somebody shouts "This is the worst piece of unimaginative drivel I've ever watched."
[WP] You are visited by a ghost, with unfinished business. You ask what his business is and he responds with: "Opening a business." Turns out he died halfway through the process of creating his business, and you got to help him start it.
[WP] You're a millionaire. You have all the freedom in the world, but you're bored. You already did everything you wanted. Just to spice up your life a bit, you surf the deep web, and find two highly-qualified hitmen. You offer them a lot of money... To kill each other.
[WP] In the prodigal world all disputes are settled with Kung Fu. After accidentally parking in a handicap zone, you emerge from the grocery store to see Tow Master Blackclaw affixing a chain to your bumper.
[WP] At 12:01 AM Central standard time, January 1, 2021 the following message was received on every radio, television, cellphone, and computer simultaneously across the entire planet: The followers of Apollyon stir from their slumber.
[WP] You live an average, middle class life. You have a wife, two kids and a dog. You go to an ordinary office job. The life you live is as mediocre as it gets. Until one day, while chatting to the mailman you discover whenever you meet someones eyes they die instantly.
[WP] Lucifer laid out hells hierarchy based on seniority. Unfortunately for Satan, the first guy to show up was an absolute, blithering idiot who now has the job of right hand man to Beelzabub. For real though, he can't even remember The Son of the Mornings name.
[WP] Gaia has given you the heart ring so you can help captain planet protect the world from pollution. What Gaia doesnt know is, the ring was really meant for your dead twin. Your heart is darker than the night. She looks on in horror as you and the planeteers summon the captain for the first time.
Relativism has been one of the most popular and reviled philosophical doctrines. Here, Simon Blackburn offers a solution in 'quasi-realism' - treating morals as if they were facts to be proven
[WP] You graduated at the top of your class in the Mecha-division and are an ace combat fighter. You are excited to transfer to a squad of others with amazing records. You do, but find out that their lives mostly just involve mundane activities in the boonies even as war rages half a galaxy away.
[WP] A piece of public artwork in a city called "The Portal" has just been installed. What lies on the other side appears to be the same universe, but after playfully going through, you are stuck on the otherside of a very different world.
[WP] It is common knowledge that the more people that are in a room, the hotter it is. One Friday night, you, the medieval town hero, decides to go to the local tavern for a drink. When you arrive, the tavern is packed with people, but it is the coldest area you have ever experienced.
[WP] You and your family go to try out a new exhibition at a museum where you visit a prison and pretend to be inmates for half an hour. After your half hour is up, everyone gets led out, except for you.
[WP] Dogs are actually a spiritually-transcendent race of aliens that have been going planet to planet for millions of years to share their religion: The Path of the Miracle of Licking Face. Humans are being tricky with accepting the Path, but they'll come around.
[WP] In the hopes of finding true love, you go on a blind date. Once you meet your date however, you notice a small problem. The blind date is lonely office worker waiting nervously for you, and you're a small bird of prey who doesn't know how to speak human.
A University Paper On The Morality And Ethic of Religion And God, And Whether It Is Necessary: An academic paper disputing Immanuel Kant's and Jordan Peterson's argument for the existence of God
[WP] You're a photographer and you share your photos online, cropped, and save the original. One day you see someone repost your photos, and you call them out by posting the original uncropped version. As a shock to you, they post a further photo that makes your original photo seem cropped.
South Park's "Imaginationland" and the Forgotten Value of Religion: How myths and stories maintain their value through the lessons they teach, rather than being proven to be fiction vs nonfiction.
[WP] You live in a future where getting injuries is like nothing. You can go into a booth, get sprayed with a special concoction and in 5 seconds you are fixed. You've scraped your knee and gone into the booth. After the spray your knee starts to look even worse.
An Effective Altruist's Career Advice: focusing on how good you'd become at something over what you're initially passionate about will develop both a rewarding career and have a positive impact on the world
[WP] You see a person who's been stabbed multiple times, you go closer and realise its your ex-boss. He tells you to pull out the knife stuck in his stomach and his last wish. You're there with bloody arms, knife in hand and his pulse is flat. That's when you hear the sirens.
[WP] Two prisoners, rivals of each other, run the final gauntlet in a live, televised event. Upon reaching the end, they find out the gap separating them from the goal is too wide for one person to get across on their own.
[WP] You volounteer at your local animal shelter and you just finished processing the last animal and go home for the weekend. The following Monday you are in dismay as you find out someone had adopted all of the available animals, all 176 of them...
[WP] You did it, you all did. Huddled together in a giant sphere made of countless ships, man has survived for countless centuries. But now LEDs make the sky as you look out the front of the ship, as you all witness the heat death of the universe as the last sun dies.
[WP] Whilst attempting to learn a new language you manage to pronounce a sentence wrong, and accidentally summon a demon. The demon is excited as this is the first time that he has been summoned, no one has ever been able to pronounce his name right before.
Go Ahead, Speak for Yourself: Not every opinion needs to be underwritten by your race or gender or other social identity | By Kwame Anthony Appiah, NYU Professor of Philosophy, adapted from his forthcoming book "The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity"
[WP]The US government creates a supervillian black ops team similar to the Suicide Squad, but instead of being a group of real villians who commited horrible deeds, they are simply villains who are too incompetent to be a real threat, but have qualities that would be very beneficial for the world.
[WP] You're an alien being in another dimension and you just messed up real bad so you get the shit job. You have to scroll through every single post and comment in the history of Reddit looking to find someone with a real theory of their existence. On day 334,778 you find it.
[WP] Humanity has actually been (roughly) at our current level of technological advancement for the last thousand years. A carefully crafted global conspiracy has kept this completely secret, and you know why.
[WP] Everyone in the world has a power that they gain when they turn 17. Your bully is 19 and has complete invincibility to all harmful effects and has been bullying you for 10 years but today is your 17th birthday.
[WP]You met a wizard. Hes dying and wants to give his powers to someone worthy. You must first survive a lifetime shrunk down to a fraction of your size. What you didn't realize was that he would shrink you to the size of a micro-organism. And what you find in this new world would change you forever
[WP] After many years of peace in the future (which is like the present day), you somehow discover that the government is being taken control by giant, taking spiders that want to take over this planet. Nobody believes you and you alone have to stop it
[WP] The entire USA wakes up in surprise and shock. It's still dark. Nobody yet knows the full extent of why this is happening, but the government has already figured it out. The entire landmass of Canada... is right above them.
[WP] You’ve successfully traveled back in time and instructed your past self to purchase all of “those” stocks you wish you had invested in. However, upon returning to your own time, things are not what you expected.
[WP] All superpowers have a ‘hangover’ effect. For example, after using super strength for the day, the morning after you can’t even lift your spoon to eat your breakfast. You wake up one morning after using your own specific superpower and you feel pretty hungover...
[WP] You're skipping rocks across the Loch Ness in Scotland while on a trip, trying to see how far you can go. When you're on the verge on breaking your own personal record of 60+ skips, a bestial hand extends from out of the water and catches the stone.
Studying philosophy cultivates a healthy scepticism about the moral opinions, political and scientific concepts with which we are daily bombarded. It teaches one to detect ‘higher forms of nonsense' | Peter Hacker
[WP] Multiple lives are real. Prison sentences in any given life are commuted to your next life until you serve out the duration. You were sentenced to 650 years in prison; approaching your death bed, you realize this means for uou.
[WP] God Was Meant To End The World Years Ago. The Reason God Delays The End Of The World Is Because He Wants To See How His Favourite TV Shows End. Every Time God Is Meant To End The World, A New TV Show Pops Up. God's A Binge Watcher.
Philosophers argue that time travel is logically impossible, yet the laws of science strangely don't rule it out. Here, Eleanor Knox and Bryan Roberts debate whether time travel is mere nonsense or a possible reality