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The Kindness of [digital] Strangers

A week ago, I began writing again and I decided to post these attempts on this blog. It has been a difficult week, and while I may not be out of the storm, I am definitely taking one step at a time, as creative writer and blogger Beth O’Neal from… 394 more words


Decálogo de la Voluntad

1- En 1934 la actriz y cineasta alemana Leni Riefenstahl, realizó   en la ciudad de Núremberg  el documental  de propaganda política más grande hasta ahora  de la historia del cine: “ El Triunfo de la Voluntad”.  883 more words

my favorite schopenhauer quotes


No greater mistake can be made than to imagine that what has been written latest is always the more correct; that what is written later on is an improvement on what was written previously; and that every change means progress. 4,547 more words

Random Stuff

Arthur Schopenhauer: in our time

Schopenhauer: in our time (2009)

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher.

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The Problems with Optimism

A lot of people, when they begin to delve into philosophy, are taken aback by the amount of pessimism found within philosophy, especially modern philosophy. 1,018 more words


The price of everything and the value for money thing

Sorry, this was meant to be a quick synopsis of something interesting that clicked with me, instead this has turned into a long written ramble. 1,022 more words

The Absurdity of Life

There can be little doubt that the character of human life is one of unreasonableness, nay, of absurdity. This absurdity finds its root in the fundamental nature of things, in the destructiveness of time, the vanity of all our efforts, and finally the annihilation of the individual. 447 more words