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Immanuel Kant's "What is Enlightenment?"

In 1784, German philosopher Immanuel Kant declared the motto of enlightenment as, “Have courage to use your own reason!” ┬áHe goes further to indict laziness and cowardice as the reasons why much of mankind repeatedly fails to uphold this motto, and instead prefers to remain under lifelong tutelage of external influences: 924 more words

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What is Enlightenment?

Milarepa had searched everywhere for enlightenment, but could find no answer – until one day, he saw an old man walking slowly down a mountain path, carrying a heavy sack. 100 more words

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