Lakshay Akula

About Me

The most pressing question I'm trying to answer right now is the mind-body problem. I would greatly appreciate it if you could share any leads with me. Besides tackling difficult philosophy problems, I also enjoy difficult mathematics problems and climbing routes. I also dabble in computer science, economics and other more practical topics. Keep scrolling to learn more.


A snapshot of some of the things I have made (under construction)


Sometimes, I like to pretend that I have profound things to say


An essay exploring why there is anything at all

Dear Mr. O'Reilly

An open letter to Bill O'Reilly on his comments regarding slavery

Why AI Consciousness is Doomed

A piece on often overlooked aspects of AI consciousness

Paths on a Grid

A combinatorical explanation for the number of paths along a grid