Basic Ideas coupled with in depth topics to describe a wide range of philosophical topics. Nov 7
Happiness is a direction, not a destination. -Unknown 2. Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
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If there’s one thing Friedrich Nietzsche did well, it’s obliterate feel-good beliefs people have about themselves. He has been criticized for being a misanthrope, a subvert, a cynic and a pessimist, but I think these assessments are off the mark. I believe he only wanted human beings to be more honest with themselves. He did have a remarkable gift for aphorism — he once declared, “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.”
Solipsism ( i / ˈ s ɒ l ɨ p s ɪ z əm / ; from Latin solus , meaning "alone", and ipse , meaning "self") is the philosophical idea that only one's own mind is sure to exist. As an epistemological position, solipsism holds that knowledge of anything outside one's own mind is unsure. The external world and other minds cannot be known, and might not exist outside the mind. As a metaphysical position, solipsism goes further to the conclusion that the world and other minds do not exist. As such it is the only epistemological position that, by its own postulate , is both irrefutable and yet indefensible in the same manner.
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