I Consider Schopenhauer

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    How I Found Schopenhauer

    I'm in Chapters randomly browsing the philosophy section and come across: "On the Suffering of the World" by Arthur Schopenhauer.  The quote on the front cover:  "A quick test of the assertion that enjoyment outweighs pain in this world, or that they are...
    dan888 dan888
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 10, 2009

    Old Man Schopenhauer

    Most people seem to be drawn to Schopenhauer because of his misanthropic writings. As someone who has read most of what Schopenhauer has written, I do enjoy his scathing observations on social norms, women, religion, journalists, education, etc. However, I am most drawn to...
    amiablechaos amiablechaos
    18-21, M
    Jan 15, 2012
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