Category Archives: Philosophy

When dealing with pandemics, should we value liberty more than human life? What do you think?

When dealing with pandemics, should we value liberty more than human life? What do you think? [ 30/August/21 ] The instant that anyone puts liberty ahead of life, they have already destroyed liberty; because liberty requires life; thus life necessarily … Continue reading

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Why is it difficult to maintain a sustainable peace in the world?

Why is it difficult to maintain a sustainable peace in the world? [ 28/August/21 ] A realistic answer to this question is deeply complex, and many of the answers given contain very small subsets of a much bigger picture. Probably … Continue reading

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New and Old Beliefs of Philosophy

New and Old Beliefs of Philosophy [ 19/August/21 Walter Smith asked:(Philosophical provocation?)New and Old Beliefs of Philosophy:The new beliefs of philosophy are not the old beliefs, since the old ones could be changed again and again by new insights!E.g .:That … Continue reading

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Dualism does not exist

Dualism does not exist [ 18/August/21 Walter Kant asked: Dualism does not exist!The fact that the mental and the emotional are recognisable differently from the physical is not proof that dualism exists; this only points (to put it simply) to … Continue reading

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Free thinker?

[ 10/August/21 – Walter Askes …”About 75 % of my unconscious thought structures were formed by ( external) indoctrination; the remaining 25 % I have acquired through my critical thinking. Now I have the impression that I am almost 100% … Continue reading

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What damage will it cause in recognizing that all humans are equal?

What damage will it cause in recognizing that all humans are equal? [ 8/August/21 ] All humans are different. Pretending we are all equal is nonsense. We all have various differences in our strengths and weaknesses. And there is necessarily … Continue reading

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Kierkegaard – Truth always rests with the minority … because the minority is generally formed by those who really have an opinion, while the strength of a majority is illusory, formed by the gangs who have no opinion.

Kierkegaard – Truth always rests with the minority … because the minority is generally formed by those who really have an opinion, while the strength of a majority is illusory, formed by the gangs who have no opinion. [ 7/August/21 … Continue reading

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Lifeboat – Science is ..

Lifeboat Foundation – Science is … [ 5/August/21] I agree with Marco Santini, Science is not about Truth, it is about successive revisions of approximations and models such that we become less wrong over time. It seems beyond any shadow … Continue reading

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on freedom and wealth

Facebook – Dirk Shared a paragraph from 1931 on freedom and wealth [ 4/August/21 “You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for … Continue reading

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Emptiness Dancing

Judi’s facebook post on Adyashanti – Emptiness Dancing [ 4/August/21 – “Awakening reveals that there is no personal self, and that everything is myself….”] Interesting how different our interpretations of such events can be. For me an analogy is watching … Continue reading

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