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On "Optimistic Nihilism"

The immortality of the atheist is a shriek,
A primates roar against the night,
For our short memories distort,
Dissipate, dissolve forever
Our legends die, our furious thumping on histories door goes answered… 2,162 more words

Nihilism

05 JAN 2018 Mostly Politics, Mostly Bullshit

This year, this current hellscape. The year started with increases in the price of everything. It was a way by the government to gain revenue from low-income informal sector workers, who mostly do not pay income tax. 1,005 more words

Nonfiction

The artist lets us see into the world through his eyes. That he has these eyes, that he knows the inner nature of things apart from all their relations, is the gift of genius, is inborn; but that he is able to lend us this gift, to let us see with his eyes, is acquired, and is the technical side of art. 8 more words

Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer

This is similar in thought to a quote from the Brazilian author Paulo Coelho.  Of course it came roughly 150 years prior to Paulo’s. Paulo’s said roughly we always challenged by life by either having absolutely nothing happen (boredom) or having everything happen (pain). 102 more words

Quotes

Esas cosas que a uno se le ocurren a fin de año (Carmen Posadas)

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Esas cosas que a uno se le ocurren a fin de año

Carmen Posadas

XlSemanal, 1.01.2018

Este año, en vez de hacer buenos propósitos para el 2018, me ha dado por mirar atrás con cierta benevolencia. 657 more words

Artículo

Pensée Intime

Tout homme qui s’est éveillé des premiers rêves de la jeunesse qui tient compte de sa propre expérience et de celle des autres, qui a étudié l’histoire du passé et cette de son époque, si des préjugés indéracinables ne troublent pas sa raison, finira par arriver à cette conclusion, que ce monde des hommes est le royaume du hasard et de l’erreur, qui le dominent et le gouvernent à leur guise sans aucune pitié, aidées de la folie et de la méchanceté, qui ne cessent de brandir leur fouet. 256 more words

No puedo evitar sentir preocupación por todas esas personas que creen que teniendo actitudes desagradables (por no decir esas tantas groserías que me sonsacan), van a llegar a algo.

Buscarse por nada el desprecio de otra persona en el mundo actual no puede ser más contraproducente. No te estoy diciendo que tienes que ser una persona falsa ni amigo de todo el mundo. 156 more words

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