Western Philosophy. Random Blog Posts. "When you really want to see beyond the matter, seek to view the vibration that arises from the matter for it's only then that you will truly understand that the matter really doesn't exist, the matter doesn't really matter" Catrima Gabrielle "Those who give, receive.
Those who take, are taken from. When you give something to someone, you also give it to yourself. What you're expressing to others you're also expressing towards yourself. (click to see entire quote) 18 Rules of Living by the Dalai Lama. Posted by Sofo 1.
Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Religioskeptic. Philosophy since the Enlightenment, by Roger Jones. Philosophy. Western Philosophy - MindMeister Mind Map - StumbleUpon. 7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds - Global One TV - StumbleUpon. Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history?
Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. But for the rest of us, we can still refer to the words they left behind. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. I’ve made a list of seven what I believe are some of the greatest teachings by the world’s greatest minds. 1. Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus Hobbes Sartre Ayer Sade Wittgenstein Einstein - StumbleUpon. Existence (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) - StumbleUpon. First published Wed Oct 10, 2012 Existence raises deep and important problems in metaphysics, philosophy of language, and philosophical logic.
Many of the issues can be organized around the following two questions: Is existence a property of individuals? And Assuming that existence is a property of individuals, are there individuals that lack it? What does it mean to ask if existence is a property? A full answer to this question requires a general theory of properties, which is well beyond the scope of this article. A&[Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy] - StumbleUpon. Sitemap: Philosophy: Famous Philosophers from Ancient Greek Indian and Chinese Philosophy to Modern Western / 20th Century Philosophy. This sitemap is divided into five sections. 1) Famous Philosophers (A - Z) 2) Philosophy by Subject 3) Eastern Philosophy 4) Evolutionary Philosophy of Human Sexuality 5) Famous Quotes by Philosophers & Scientists (George Berkeley, 1710) Nothing seems of more importance, towards erecting a firm system of sound and real knowledge, which may be proof against the assaults of scepticism, than to lay the beginning in a distinct explication of what is meant by thing, reality, existence: for in vain shall we dispute concerning the real existence of things, or pretend to any knowledge thereof, so long as we have not fixed the meaning of those words.
Aristotle - On Philosopher Aristotle's Metaphysics and Physics (Motion). (Aristotle was one of the greatest of the famous philosophers and should be read by all people interested in philosophy and wisdom.) Aurelius, Marcus - Famous Stoic Roman Emperor & his Meditations on our Interconnected Existence in the Universe & how we are to live. Code of Conduct - StumbleUpon. Platos "The Allegory of the Cave": A Summary - StumbleUpon.
"In fact, you get pretty good at understanding how the patterns in the show work, and everyone else chained up is like, 'Holy shit bro, how did you know that that tree was going to fall on that guy?'
And you're like, 'It's because I fucking pay attention and I'm smart as shit.' You're the smartest of the chained, and they all revere you. " 40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist. 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.”
A hundred years after his death, Nietzsche retains his disturbing talent for turning a person’s worldview upside-down with one jarring remark. Even today his words remain controversial. Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the man himself. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Philosophy Timeline - StumbleUpon. The World As I See It - StumbleUpon. "How strange is the lot of us mortals!
Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving...
"I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty. The ideals that have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. "My political ideal is democracy.