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Have we really progressed PHOLOSOPHICALLY in the last 2000 years

Obv we have dudes like Schopenhauer and Hume who were unkno...
bud select
  01/12/19
*Philosophically hey theology
PhilosopherKing
  01/12/19
Schopenhauer was the last word on human existence but people...
Oh, you travel?
  01/12/19
What was Schopenhauer's basic point?
Upset Jew
  01/12/19
Cq
'"''"'"'
  01/12/19
https://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl201/modules/texts/schope...
Oh, you travel?
  01/12/19
Fuck my ass I’m done here
'"''"'"'
  01/12/19
...
bud select
  01/12/19
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diabolical degenerate shooting his goon
  01/12/19
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Thunder Collins
  01/12/19
sounds like a shitlib
Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon
  01/12/19
Does he? The highest civilization and culture, apart from...
Oh, you travel?
  01/12/19
Everything being about brain power and the importance of bei...
Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon
  01/12/19
That's not the point he is making at all, not even close. I'...
Oh, you travel?
  01/12/19
"they are nihilists." "nihilists? say ...
diabolical degenerate shooting his goon
  01/12/19
...
Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon
  01/12/19
really puts a 12 hour poasting session into perspective
Bart O'Kavanaugh
  01/12/19
analytic philosophers ruined everything also, you know, s...
Krampusnacht
  01/12/19
cant believe in agreeing with you. but..credited response.
diabolical degenerate shooting his goon
  01/12/19
(New Scientist magazine)
theology is great
  01/12/19
What has science answered? Genuinely curious because I don&r...
'"''"'"'
  01/13/19
One of the Sumerian gods was half fish, half-philosopher.
Bart O'Kavanaugh
  01/12/19
predicate calculus, set theory, modal logic, proof theory, m...
spritezero
  01/12/19


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Date: January 12th, 2019 2:57 PM
Author: bud select

Obv we have dudes like Schopenhauer and Hume who were unknown to the Greeks, but no one reads Schopenhauer and Hume anymore where as Plato and Aristotle still get a ton of attention and respect.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579871)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 2:58 PM
Author: PhilosopherKing

*Philosophically

hey theology

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579877)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 3:00 PM
Author: Oh, you travel?

Schopenhauer was the last word on human existence but people didn't like what he had to say so invented a bunch of bullshit to keep their engines of meaning and affirmation churning. This is especially true of Nietzsche.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579886)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 3:02 PM
Author: Upset Jew

What was Schopenhauer's basic point?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579897)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 3:05 PM
Author: '"''"'"'

Cq

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579913)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 3:05 PM
Author: Oh, you travel?

https://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl201/modules/texts/schopenhauer/vanity.pdf

the whole form existence assumes: in the infiniteness of time and space contrasted with the finiteness of the individual in both; in the fleeting present as the sole form in which actuality exists; in the contingency and relativity of all things; in continual becoming without being; in continual desire without satisfaction; in the continual frustration of striving of which life consists. Time and that perishability of all things existing in time that time itself brings about is simply the form under which the will to live, which as thing in itself is imperishable, reveals to itself the vanity of its striving. Time is that by virtue of which everything becomes nothingness in our hands and loses all real value.[i]

Man is a compound of needs which are hard to satisfy; that their satisfaction achieves nothing but a painless condition in which he is only given over to boredom; and that boredom is a direct proof that existence is in itself valueless, for boredom is nothing other than the sensation of the emptiness of existence. For if life, in the desire for which our essence and existence consists, possessed in itself a positive value and real content, then there would be no such thing as boredom: mere existence would fulfill and satisfy us. As things are, we take no pleasure in existence except when we are striving after something—in which case distance and difficulties make our goal look as if it would satisfy us (an illusion which fades when we reach it)—or when engaged in purely intellectual activity, in which case we are really stepping out of life so as to regard it from outside, like spectators at a play. Even sensual pleasure itself consists in a continual striving and ceases as soon as its goal is reached. Whenever we are not involved in one or other of these things but directed back to existence itself we are overtaken by its worthlessness and vanity and this is the sensation called boredom.[v]

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579914)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 3:11 PM
Author: '"''"'"'

Fuck my ass I’m done here

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37579953)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 6:38 PM
Author: bud select



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581006)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 6:41 PM
Author: diabolical degenerate shooting his goon (prince)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581021)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 6:41 PM
Author: Thunder Collins



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581024)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 8:55 PM
Author: Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon

sounds like a shitlib

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581504)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:19 PM
Author: Oh, you travel?

Does he?

The highest civilization and culture, apart from the ancient Hindus and Egyptians, are found exclusively among the white races; and even with many dark peoples, the ruling caste, or race, is fairer than the rest, and has, therefore, evidently immigrated, for example, the Brahmins, the Inca, and the rulers of the South Sea Islands. All this is due to the fact that necessity is the mother of invention, because those tribes that emigrated early to the north, and there gradually became white, had to develop all their intellectual powers, and invent and perfect all the arts in their struggle with need, want and misery, which in their many forms, were brought about by the climate. This they had to do in order to make up for the parsimony of nature, and out of it came their high civilization.[i]

No one can get outside his own individuality. In all the circumstances in which the animal is placed, it remains confined to that narrow circle, irrevocably drawn for it by nature, so that, for instance, our endeavors to make a pet happy must always keep within narrow bounds precisely on account of those limits of its true nature and consciousness. It is the same with man; the measure of his possible happiness is determined beforehand by his individuality. In particular the limits of his mental powers have fixed once and for all his capacity for pleasures of a higher order.[v]

If those [intellectual] powers are small, all the efforts from without, everything done for him by mankind or good fortune, will not enable him to rise above the ordinary half-animal human happiness and comfort. He [the intellectually inferior] is left to depend on the pleasures of the senses, on a cozy and cheerful family life, on low company and vulgar pastimes. Even education, on the whole, cannot do very much, if anything to broaden his horizon. For the highest, most varied, and most permanent pleasures are those of the mind, however much we may deceive ourselves on this point when we are young; but these pleasures depend mainly on innate mental powers. Therefore it is clear from this how much our happiness depends on what we are, our individuality, whereas in most cases we take into account only our fate, only what we have or represent.[vi]

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581642)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:26 PM
Author: Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon

Everything being about brain power and the importance of being seen as "smart" is extreme shitlib flame.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581685)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:30 PM
Author: Oh, you travel?

That's not the point he is making at all, not even close. I'm not gonna bother anymore though, your stubbornness is obviously emotional rather than reasoned.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581708)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:03 PM
Author: diabolical degenerate shooting his goon (prince)

"they are nihilists."

"nihilists?

say whatever you want about the tenets of national socialsim, but at least its an ethos."

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581546)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:06 PM
Author: Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581565)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:33 PM
Author: Bart O'Kavanaugh (lawman8)

really puts a 12 hour poasting session into perspective

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581726)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 6:40 PM
Author: Krampusnacht

analytic philosophers ruined everything

also, you know, science progressing and actually answering all the questions that philosophers were scuffling with each other about

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581015)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 6:42 PM
Author: diabolical degenerate shooting his goon (prince)

cant believe in agreeing with you. but..credited response.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581026)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:05 PM
Author: theology is great

(New Scientist magazine)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581561)



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Date: January 13th, 2019 12:17 PM
Author: '"''"'"'

What has science answered? Genuinely curious because I don’t think the true existential questions have an answer

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37583865)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 6:40 PM
Author: Bart O'Kavanaugh (lawman8)

One of the Sumerian gods was half fish, half-philosopher.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581018)



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Date: January 12th, 2019 9:29 PM
Author: spritezero

predicate calculus, set theory, modal logic, proof theory, model theory, various completeness and computability results

all v. useful

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4176242&forum_id=2#37581701)