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A place to exercise reason, deep thought, freethinking, and share research, articles, videos, and a variety of sources pertaining to philosophical concepts. Debate and discussion are open and welcome. Be sure to remain clear, concise, and manage your grammar. Edits should be .. Read more

Posts Tagged "truth" By EliRodriguez11 (2) Posts by anyone

Philosophy
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Matias
Let me ask you a question: What do you think of German philosopher Markus Gabriel? In the last few months I have read four books by him, because he is supposedly the most important and original German philosopher of his generation. But my ...
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Philosophy
Sep 10, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by AlanCliffe
As to why so many of the rightist thugs in our day, both with and without executive power, both the Mussolini wannabes of the DJT type and their acolytes, have clothed themselves and their movements in religious garb, it may be useful to consider two...
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Philosophy
Aug 26, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by AlanCliffe
Westworld on dvd. Love me some Thandie Newton. The show is, of course, a variation on a theme that has been with us quite a while, going back at least to Frankenstein, maybe to the golem or further: If man creates a being in his own image, thus ...
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Philosophy
Jun 13, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Jetty
LINKInteresting video on ethics by C. S. Lewis Doodle
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Philosophy
Apr 8, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Arachne
I write my personal opinion based on what I see in Decartes' writing. Feel free to correct me if you feel that I err. Meditations on First Philosophy With Selections from the Objections and Replies -- I mark my margins with remarks...perhaps I...
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Philosophy
Apr 8, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Arachne
What is Enlightenment? Was ist Aufklarung? ENLIGHTENMENT IS man’s release form his self-incurred tutelage. Tutelage is man’s inability to make use of his understanding without direction from another. Self-incurred is this tutelage when its ...
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Philosophy
Oct 19, 2019Oct 2019

Posted by Matias
We can look at Nature which seems so indifferent to our individual lives in its ruthless concern for the species as a whole. Or we can invent and build meaning-giving mythologies – religion, humanism, and the like – which might provide us with ...
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Philosophy
Oct 12, 2019Oct 2019

Posted by Matias
Why are fake news and conspiracy theories so toxic?
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Shared from Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 10, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by skado
It's interesting to me that many "New Atheists" are happy to disregard the majoritarian authority of god-believers worldwide (some 80% of our species) on the question of God's existence, but rush to reinstate that majoritarian authority when ...
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Philosophy
May 3, 2019May 2019

Posted by Matias
"It is still a metaphysical faith upon which our faith in science rests – that even we seekers after knowledge today, we godless anti-metaphysicians, still take our fire, too, from the flame lit by a faith that is thousands of years old, that ...
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Philosophy
Mar 31, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by DonaldHRoberts
The truth is the entire passage of the human race is based on historical fiction and each of us has added a chapter in the greatest novel ever written. We are all authors of the same book. Maybe we could pen a few chapters with a plot line devoted to...
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Shared from Philosophy & Meaning
Oct 27, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by DoDapper
More material to consider in regard to current America. "All this was inspired by the principle, which is quite true in itself, that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more ...
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Shared from Politics
Oct 25, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by DoDapper
[EDIT: MISATTRIBUTION: Despite my original assertions, I cannot find a definitive attribution or original context of this quote. It appears to be a construct and misattribution, combining a paragraph from Mein Kampf with a paragraph from the United ...
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Philosophy
Sep 3, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by kmaz
Philosophy book by a friend of mine. This was written by a friend of mine here near Nogales, AZ, USA (near the border with Mexico). I'm not "recommending it" but it seems "ok" so far (I'm about 1/3 through). I'm not sure that I really agree with ...
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Philosophy
Jul 14, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Matias
Is there only one kind of truth; only one kind of reality? Or are there several types of reality? The sentence "Emma Bovary died by suicide" is true although "Emma Bovary" is only a fictitious entity, an element of an inter-subjective reality (in ...
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Posted by PontifexMarximusWhy Evolution Is True … I never realised that there was still so much opposition to science. [livescience.com]

Posted by NR92What is the reason to live? What are we living for?

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Posted by DonaldHRobertsThe Most Complicated question ever asked. WHY?

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