Existentialism Anybody?

 
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28 June 2019 09:09
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28 June 2019 12:35
 

great link, thanks.

I connect more with some flavor of utilitarianism, not sure if it’s chocolate or mint chip.

I do think it’s worth some effort though be cause ultimately I believe, as Alan Kay said: “The correct perspective is worth 80 IQ points.”

 
 
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28 June 2019 12:40
 

Have you ever seen Action Philosophers by Van Lente and Dunlavey?  There are, I think, three volumes, all comic strips representing the lives and ideas of classic thinkers.  A favorite of mine!

 
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28 June 2019 13:57
 

This topic makes me feel such ... ennui.

https://youtu.be/0M7ibPk37_U

 
 
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28 June 2019 14:40
 

Always relevant to any discussion of philosophy:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B97_TUyWygE  (skip the ad)

 
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29 June 2019 14:50
 
EN - 28 June 2019 02:40 PM

Always relevant to any discussion of philosophy:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B97_TUyWygE  (skip the ad)

I think Archimedes cheated.

 
 
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29 June 2019 20:25
 

“I took a test in Existentialism. I left all the answers blank and got 100.”
  Woody Allen

 
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29 June 2019 21:18
 
Cheshire Cat - 29 June 2019 02:50 PM
EN - 28 June 2019 02:40 PM

Always relevant to any discussion of philosophy:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B97_TUyWygE  (skip the ad)

I think Archimedes cheated.

I think he scored an “own goal”.

 
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29 June 2019 21:25
 
proximacentauri - 29 June 2019 08:25 PM

“I took a test in Existentialism. I left all the answers blank and got 100.”
  Woody Allen

That’s awesome!