"Whoever increases his knowledge merely increases his heartache"
"He who learns must suffer"
"Ignorance is bliss"
are all quotes that in varying degrees say the same thing, knowledge leads to suffering.
I've been thinking about these quotes since yesterday.. How correct are...
Life advice, politics, religion, spirituality, people, work , ect.
Could someone outline platos cave analogy and just give me a brief description of it please? Would be really helpful in terms of my understanding on this section of my course !!! :)
Why do you live? What is the purpose of your life? Why do you get up in the morning?
I have husband, family, friend. But I don't know why I live and for what I live. I don't want to go to the work and do every day the same things, I don't want wake up at 6:30am for this and earn money for inconspicuous...
In other words does isolation (not necessarily complete isolation but enough) make you a better philosopher due to the fact that since you’re alone most of the time, you’re just alone with your thoughts and philosophy becomes kinda easier to grasp since you’ve already spent years thinking this way.
What is something that is morally wrong but can be ethically valid?
I say nothing, prove me wrong?
Have meaningful positive experiences and relationships with other people, which generally means having compassion and giving at least as much as you receive in return. .
So we can be places on time. Also to teach us how to swear.
I think it's because people either read too much into a question or too little. For example, I see the question posted here ad nauseam: "What is the meaning of life?" Some may consider this a deep philosophical question. I think it's irrelevant. You can contemplate the unanswerable until the...
Give it all away. Then start over again.
I have two answers to this question. Both kinda long. Are you sitting comfortably?
1. Decades ago I read a novel about a computer scientist trying to use computers to determine the purpose of human life. This book was written back when computers filled whole rooms and required a team of scientists in white...
We are here to try and find happiness, love and build something that will last when we are gone. I know this may seem naive and simple but if you take a closer look to the essence of things, they are simple.
I think less people will have children. In some parts of the world child bearing has been illegal. You'd think the population would grow top high, but when we have super AI living off planet will be simple beans. It may happen a lot sooner than you currently expect.