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    Our Right - I believe the only true right, along with the source of rights, as a human and in all nature is the right to thought. We as a human body have the right to agree or to...
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333 16-17, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Negativity is the actual motive in ones life, every crushing moment you go threw or went threw has made a impact on you, to either change something or recreate a aspect of...
    Thelogicinme Thelogicinme 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    I Love Philosophy - Although I am not deep into philosophy, I do feel drawn to it a lot. It's like I become more aware of the world around me. Some people are frighten by...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 7 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    Deep within the world lies the unearth secrets of the past. We are thought the history that is given to us, yet history itself is a book that is continuing yet unfinished. What we...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    The Mysteries of Life - As a young person, I had philosophical thoughts . Now that I am older (55) and having just learned of my daughter's suicide, I again turn to philosophy to...
    sakamato sakamato 51-55, M 7 Responses Mar 3, 2007

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    Math is but a Vast but Simple First Order Theory - Technical philosophy has a lot in common with mathematics, via a set of symbolic systems called formal logic. A remarkable fact...
    consa consa 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    A Philosophical Explanation Of Love - The word love is something I hear often and yet I ponder what it really means. When a mother says, “I love you,” means something...
    Zealot362 Zealot362 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    When Science Meets Sociology, Religion/philosophy - I just have a new found respect for Richard Dawkins. although I admittedly am not a fan of him and that i may not exactly agree...
    LackofabetterName LackofabetterName 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Hell - Imagine you are on a train. They tell you that you have died, they're bringing you to hell. The train rockets forwards. There's windows but you can't see out of them. The...
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Simple living can be much easier than judgment and the definition of correctness.
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 13-15, F Feb 16

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    Last String Of Meaning - I can understand our confusion... We are born and know nothing, and then told who to be. We try to please one side, but if we do, we displease the other...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    Maybe if we were all blind the world could've been better.
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Isn't Life All About Change - So why do we not embrace and even look forward to change , the challenges offered to us with change can be made to be a dread or a welcomed...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2011

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    God Philosophy - An atheist professor of philosophy speaks to his class on the problem science has with God, The Almighty. He asks one of his new students to stand and...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 17 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Intelligence and morality are like oil and water
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Book Club Invite - EP Sangha member anya1212 commented on my story “The Blossom Pales in Comparison” with: Is our questioning affected by our past experiences and beliefs. Do...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 2 Responses May 18, 2013

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    I Love You - I love you more than the EarthI love you more than the skyI love you more than the meaning of life itselfI don't know whyBut I know one thingI will always love you...
    taco6 taco6 31-35 3 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    Been working in an idea I guess that's based on unconditional responsibilities. If you acknowledge some if the following to be true then you will inherit a responsibility assuming...
    HalfLucan HalfLucan 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Intrigued By The Love Of Thought - I think philosophies and philosophers are amazing.  Also, it is amazing to read about the human minds, who can see the universe, and life as...
    4gotwhereIwas 4gotwhereIwas 26-30 3 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    I think that nothing really matters.Why should I take myself personally? I am not responsible for this life. I didn't choose to exist.  I didn't make my body, mind, or this world...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    Improving the Mind? Of late, I’ve been living in the world of Ethics. It started out as an academic exercise and a bit of autodidacticism, but I’m thinking it might be getting...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 2 days ago

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    If I were to combine the realism of life and the imagination of the human mind what do I get? a idealistic thought? Or just a delusion? Well one fact Is that in our lives we thrive...
    Thelogicinme Thelogicinme 18-21, M Dec 8, 2013

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    A Beginning Philosopher - I haven't been into philosophy for many years; there's a club at school that I helped found. I'm not so much interested in the lives of the philosophers...
    548mitch 548mitch 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    How Our Machine based Way Of Life Is Not Only Destroying Nature, It Is Also Destroying Us - This is kinda long, but worth sharing, I thought. (TL; DR? In a society with little time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    I want to take Philosophy in school as a minor. Thinking about writing a book too lol Maybe a self-help book!
    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Embrace a world that only exists in our imagination.. and in this world the 3 hardest tasks to perform in life is practical, common, and known by all... and these 3 tasks that are...
    Drifter15 Drifter15 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Do things last forever? I wonder about that sometimes and I start thinking to myself that is it possible that things can last forever.? Well here's the fact that anything that is...
    Thelogicinme Thelogicinme 18-21, M Nov 29, 2013

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    Happiness - Choice Or Circumstance? - I know I haven't been active on EP for quite a long while now, but I decided to pop by and share my thoughts once again. In the recent few...
    benthicflare benthicflare 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Logically ~ Illogical - Bored and mundane is not for me.....My mind is always in high gear.....I love a brain challenge.....Logical or illogical ~~ I'll decide!
    MyoblastNLace MyoblastNLace 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Lost,can be referred to as a state of unascertained where a person know nothing about either externally or internally in their environment.A worrying emotion depending on what one...
    danialschmitdz danialschmitdz 18-21, M Feb 22

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    Antegrade Devolution - I have always postulated that to question your sanity is proof that you are sane.  Though I have always questioned my sanity, but I have never doubted it...
    tiki187 tiki187 36-40, M Aug 11, 2012

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    So Many Unhappy, Messed-up People On Ep - Have you ever taken a general tour of EP and been amazed by the number of unhappy and messed-up people there are on this site. When I say...
    3d7r5g0 3d7r5g0 61-65, M 6 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    Let me tell you this, gaining and losing. there is a balance between positivity and negativity on ones life. There is is always good in bad and bad in good. So the point I'm...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M Jan 14

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    If any one could give me like an introduction to Philosophy, I would greatly appreciate it. It seems extremely interesting, but I don't know exactly what it's all about.
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Where does "good" come from? Everything has a way of delivering and receiving. The means by which the things are delivered and received vary greatly; but nevertheless, it's the...
    Raf97 Raf97 22-25, M Dec 21, 2013

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    Occam's razor Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate " The multiple need not be unnecessarily used. " (also written as Ockham's razor from William of Ockham (c. 1287...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Life .. It's Yours To Live.... Choose Wisely - Life ... it has so many meetings. All life is valuable. Respect and value your own life, and those around you. When you are busy...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    Have you ever thought about how humans were built for earth, but the earth wasn't built for humans?
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Cave Analogy - I love Plato's Cave Analogy! Things aren't always as they seem and you have to be able to not always conform to see the truth.
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Comment To A Misguided Philosophy - Comment to a Misguided Philosophy My intuition does not stem from my spirituality. It stems from instinct. An instinct that was gained by...
    JohnnyBean JohnnyBean 31-35, M 8 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Just Me! - I don't want to know everything, about everything... I just want to know everything about something?!
    justaguy86 justaguy86 26-30, M Nov 18, 2013

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    Nietzsche: The Idol Of Philosophy? - I read works of many great philosophers. Among them, Nietzsche has been idolized. Most of Nietzsche's worshipers, who usually claimed to be...
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    A Question For You All - This part is going to be long and winded just so I can get to the question I want to ask. <-necessary words, no part of the question "Why?"
    Qtip1976 Qtip1976 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    Since last year I read a lot about philosophy, ethics, political theory an alternative economy. Nice books by father and son Skidelsky, Fernando Savater and Richard Sennett...
    MartenBoots MartenBoots 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have lived, myself almost 25 years. And I can't say I'm the most solidified human being. Who found zen. And I can't say I know what I'm talking about.. So basically I speak true...
    D862 D862 22-25, M Nov 30, 2013

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    Descartes, Kant, Humb, Paine, Nietzsche, Jung, Rousseau, Hobbes, Plato, Seneca, Aristotle, Socrates, and plenty of others.
    Solgrid Solgrid 26-30, M Feb 12

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    Negativity is the actual motive in ones life, every crushing moment you go threw or went threw has made a impact on you, to either change something or recreate a aspect of...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    Now, here I am thinking about the natural laws of nature and what it does, the conundrum on how things become natural is something of it's own. Now nature itself applies to the...
    Thelogicinme Thelogicinme 18-21, M Dec 2, 2013

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    Philosophy (I Never Was Too Good At Coming Up With Titles..) - Philosophy is an amazing thing... it allows us to expand our world view and that of others; not to mention bringing...
    Dyscordia Dyscordia 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2013

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    'Philo' refers to love and 'sophy' refers to sagacity. I'm really intereated to get introduved to people who share the same eager passion.
    Spleenorideal Spleenorideal 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I don't have the answers. But I know that people get confused in this life about what they want, and what they've done, and what they think they should've because of it. Everything...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 Apr 5

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    The Allegory Of The Cave - *Written freshman year of college*The definition of justice can be said to be difficult to pin down. The idea of an eye for an eye, for example, may...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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