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Concern/Care (Sorge) and Self-consciousness

We live from day to day, but we do not know ourselves.[1]

Two opposing feelings: the feeling of strangeness and wonder on the one hand and the feeling of being at home on the other hand. 628 more words

Ghazali

THE ADULT ’HOOD

“Left school with a first class pass,
Started work but as second class.
School taught one and one is two.
But right now, that answer just ain’t true.” 605 more words

MEANINGFULNESS: Transcending Nihilism and Determinism.

THE MEANING

The Universe is meaningful, or it is not. We cannot be absolutely certain one way or the other. Intuition can argue both cases and empirical investigation merely stumbles into an empty hole. 1,503 more words

Philosophy

Heidegger’s Accordance (via Nietzsche)

In the third volume of his opus on Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger asks:

‘In what direction does the security of stability of the living being “man” go?’ 604 more words

Philosophy

WHERE DOES SO MUCH STUPIDITY COME FROM?

“… man’s continued nescience of his desire is not so much nescience of what he demands, which may after all be isolated, as nescience of whence he desires. 454 more words

Philosophy

Glad to Be Awake for This

It had been raining for days, or maybe weeks. After a long day of work and a dentist’s appointment for a cracked filling, I trudged up the hill to pick up several bags of rice. 1,218 more words

Being In The World