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Essay on Atomist Ethics in Epistemology

Introduction

This text is an essay that allows me to further expand on my epistemological theory of atomism, which seeks to create the most rigorous analytical method to the creation of knowledge and to the decipheration of contentious matters in epistemology. 1,617 more words

Philosophy

38 ways how to always win an argument

by Arthur Schopenhauer

1 Carry your opponent’s proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it.
The more general your opponent’s statement becomes, the more objections you can find against it. 2,116 more words

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The Most Important Question in Philosophy

I have to get some thoughts out. They will probably be incoherent and inconsistent, but I am more resolved to this reality these days as it is, after all, how reality works. 1,252 more words

Musings

Case Study - Sunshine (2007) - Fascinating vs. Terrifying Sublime

The movie ‘Sunshine’ illustrates the concept of ‘sublime‘ better than anything else I came across so far. It emphasises every aspect of it and in the end it presents two typical reactions humans have when confronted with greatness beyond comprehension. 1,254 more words

Architectural Theory

An Advaitin Questions Berkeley

One of Berkeley’s central metaphysical theses is that spirit and perceivables differ toto caelo from one another — perceivables (“Ideas”) are passive, inert; they’re what appears. 899 more words

Communal Residual

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Twisdom

Executive Limit

Der Mensch kann tun was er will; er kann aber nicht wollen was er will.

Man can do what he wills but he cannot will what to will.

Arthur Schopenhauer

#twisdom #will

Twisdom