At times, it can be easy to be lured into a false sense of security….enticed to be surface-centered…tricked into thinking that value and uniqueness lay in external things rather than in substance and being. 485 more words
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Of all human problems, ultimately, the greatest problem of all is our mortality. One day we will die. Add to this the ancient notion supported by modern physics that the Universe is headed toward an inevitable annihilation, and we find that humanity is subjected to and conditioned by a tremendous pessimism. 383 more words
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Only reluctantly do I admit that philosophy and science are neither mutually exclusive nor at war with one another. My reticence in this matter is due to my disdain for some of the obscurant language that often pervades philosophical work; so often it seems unnecessary and certainly unhelpful.