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Let's Talk Philosophy: Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer was born in 1788 in Danzig, Germany. He was the topic of two philosophy discussion groups that met today. We have been reading a book called… 207 more words

What Will Others Think Or Say?

One of the (haunting) questions that often influences or controls our actions is, “What will others think or say of us?”

This is especially true for collectivist societies such as India. 382 more words


THIS IS HERE! (or are you disappearing?)

This is about “How to disappear completely” (in a good way).

Some people get the wrong idea about “disappearing.” As Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) saw it, reducing self interest leads to the “calm and confident serenity afforded by the virtuous disposition and a good conscience…” ( 1,082 more words


Cantar de amor y muerte --

Daniel Barenboim en el Colón, 2018
<El miércoles 11 de julio a las 18:00 horas se dará comienzo al gran  acontecimiento musical, en la sala principal de nuestro primer coliseo, con el estreno de la ópera  3,761 more words

How to be happy-according to Arthur Schopenhauer

Although the title may seem paradoxical, Arthur Schopenhauer did indeed think that happiness is some kind of attainable entity or state. Nevertheless, his view of happiness seems somewhat skewed. 170 more words


The Bridge of Belief and the Death of God

-When Nietzsche proclaimed the death of God he denounced the Christian myth as no longer being a legitimate path of belief for himself, and those similar to him. 667 more words

The Misanthropy List

You shouldn’t be reading this, because this shouldn’t have been published. The truth is I have been more associal than usual and then I decided to do a conscience analysis to try to find out the reasons for it. 1,417 more words

Thoughts From The Abyss