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Sobre William James, Liszt, Brecht, Bob Dylan e Schopenhauer (entre outros)

E la nave vem.

Em primeiro plano, o piano de cauda e György Oravecz. Em segundo, a empena de pastilhas coloridas e Jesus Cristo. 976 more words

Creative Writing

Arthur Schopenhauer - Mental Superiority

The friends say they are honest; whereas the enemies are righteous: so we must benefit from their condemnation, as a kind of pain medication, to improve ourselves. 587 more words


In the Words of the Director: Ingmar Bergman "Music and Film: Image of Poetic and Musical Erotic"

When we experience a film, we consciously prime ourselves for illusion. Putting aside will and intellect, we make way for it in our imagination. The sequence of pictures plays directly on our feelings. 617 more words


Of Noise and Seasickness

At the beginning of his essay “On Noise,” the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer writes:

The super abundant display of vitality, which takes the form of knocking, hammering, and rumbling things about, has proved a daily torment to me all my life long. 905 more words

Know Your Words

Welt am Draht: A Nietzschean Reading of Two Motifs

By Andy Xu

Upon viewing Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s science fiction masterpiece Welt am Draht (1973) for a second time, I realized that it can be seen as an exploration of some of Nietzsche’s central ideas. 1,540 more words



I happened upon this word today: Megalothymia. It was a term coined by the political  philosopher Francis Fukuyama in his 1992 book The End of History and The Last Man. 882 more words

Power And Control