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NAWALT: Not All Women Are Like That!

NAWALT! Not all women are like that! One must hear or see that tired pretense several times a week, if not more often in discussions with or about women. 2,085 more words


Do we exist to be happy?

“There is only one inborn error, and that is the notion that we exist in order to be happy… So long as we persist in this inborn error… the world seems to us full of contradictions. 46 more words


Melancholia (2011, UK certificate 15) is Lars von Trier 12th film in a career that spans 30 years, and is a 130 minute lesson in Schopenhauer and the art of beautiful filmmaking. 1,357 more words


Einstein on Religion and Science: Part One

A complete version of this article appeared in The New York Times Magazine on November 9, 1930. It was reprinted in Ideas and Opinions, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1954. 553 more words


When I was young and studying philosophy at Edinburgh University I remember becoming excited about the figurative use of prepositions; they seemed to crop up everywhere, openly and in disguise as Latin prefixes, in uses that clearly were not literal. 2,775 more words