Archive for November, 2018

“It is possible to think of Nietzsche’s Übermensch as a solitary walker responsible to no one but himself” https://t.co/whwUc4Acww

November 25, 2018

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We’re the descendants of strangers, the castaways of Jamestown and the unanointed of Plymouth Plantation. https://t.co/a3EfJLBN8l

November 22, 2018

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Pilgrims came here to establish religious theocracy, not freedom. Thank goodness they failed-so far. https://t.co/bYHJrYNMMM

November 22, 2018

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Beautiful meditation on “the deep past, the long future, the bigger present”… https://t.co/VX6Ye0MwSi

November 22, 2018

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“politics is simply beside the point of Thanksgiving…family members are connected precisely by those shared bonds, aspirations, and values that go beyond the travails of partisan politics”-still, I’m thankful we’re staying home this year @RobertTalisse https://t.co/TIV46JN962

November 21, 2018

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On the other hand, says @sapinker, “progress is a demonstrable fact” https://t.co/jDaAkVt9Hu

November 20, 2018

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Henry Ford’s “history is bunk” and Toynbee’s “one damn fact after another” seem about right, at this point in time. https://t.co/gy1o8YNtX1

November 20, 2018

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RT @seanmcarroll: Happy World #PhilosophyDay! You might be a scientist if you get frustrated by philosophers always worrying about the definitions of words. You might be a philosopher if you wonder how scientists can keep using words without knowing what they mean.

November 15, 2018

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RT @apaphilosophy: Happy World #PhilosophyDay! Studying philosophy is valuable no matter what career path one pursues, from academia to business to entertainment to politics. Download our print-ready poster series featuring well-known figures who hold philosophy degrees: https://t.co/d4zdE4ERpk https://t.co/9XROqnV1lM

November 15, 2018

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RT @five_books: “I don’t see the subject as restricted to nerdy philosophical papers in refereed journals. Some of the most important contributions have been literary.” This #WorldPhilosophyDay, read @philosophybites on the best introductions to philosophy https://t.co/lvIMVr9JqI

November 15, 2018

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