I Consider Schopenhauer

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    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

    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
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