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Schopenhauer & Heidegger

Ever since encountering the work of Arthur Schopenhauer I’ve become one of his most devoted fans (which makes him sound like a pop star, which he sort of is) and have adopted the Tragic view of the biological world. 87 more words

Gilad Atzmon

Schopenhauer, a man for all seasons (especially bad ones)

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), a German philosopher, and a regular in past posts on Backyard Philosophy, stands out for a few reasons–not counting his love of puddles and his obstinant rain-or-shine walking schedule. 977 more words


Airbnb and the unalienable right to exist

Guess, guess … What would be the biggest dream of an hotelier? No doubt, it would be that homeownership was prohibited. If it were up to the tourist industry, citizens would be obliged by law to rent a hotel room … of course. 1,238 more words


Preliminary remarks 'On Noise'

“The most inexcusable and disgraceful of all noises is the cracking of whips–a truly infernal thing when it is done in the narrow resounding streets of a town. 193 more words


The Crow and the Pitcher (Aesop's Fables)

A Crow, half-dead with thirst, came upon a pitcher which had
once been full of water; but when the Crow put its beak into the…

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The fox and the goat (from Aesop's Fables)

By an unlucky chance, a Fox fell into a deep well from which he
could not get out.  A Goat passed by shortly afterwards, and asked… 104 more words

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