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A fábula da liberdade inteligível

Hoje o texto não é de minha autoria (infelizmente, pois queria muito ter escrito isso), mas uma reflexão sobre o aforismo 39 do Livro “Humano, demasiado Humano”, de Friedrich Nietzsche. 798 more words


Schopenhauer On Disillusioned Lovers

In On Human Nature: Essays Partly Posthumous in Ethics and Politics (1896:1957, Allen and Unwin, London, pp. 14), Schopenhauer writes

Every human perfection is allied to a defect into which it threatens to pass; but it is also true that every defect is allied to a perfection. 457 more words


Suicide. Life. Rights. 

They tell us that Suicide is the greatest piece of Cowardice… That Suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in this world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.

Arthur Schopenhauer



It is too often the quality of happiness that you feel at every moment its fragility, while depression seems when you are in it to be a state that will never pass. 188 more words


Schopenhauer On Religion and Morality

Religion: A Dialogue, from the Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer

Demopheles: However that may be, I wanted to remind you that you should look at religion more from the practical than from the theoretical side. 102 more words


Why do some pantheists call themselves atheists?

I did a post a while ago where I criticize the term pantheism. My major point was that pantheism seems to be something very vague that people only use to appear more original and more rebellious, particularly in relation to the Abrahamic faiths. 867 more words