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Anonymous 22/04/28(Thu)06:19 No. 14936 ID: 865d12 [Reply]

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Friends, I'm dying for direction. What I want is Solipsism as a topic handled from an Existential standpoint, not epistemologically. I want to learn about how Hollywoodian Solipsism effects our mentality and turns us into self-serving drones. I know that might be too opinionated and specific so I am also fine with anything that touches it tangentially. If you have any thoughts on the issue yourself I'd love to hear it.

Sigmund Freud's Patriarchal Nonsense Anonymous 22/04/06(Wed)20:12 No. 14923 ID: 3af22c [Reply]

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Rep DeAnon 22/04/16(Sat)14:29 No. 14929 ID: 7b6b87

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Plato's Democracy to Tyranny Anonymous 18/04/19(Thu)19:20 No. 13503 ID: 8bdadd [Reply]

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In the United States and other western democracies (see it's in the phrase). We are currently in a degenerate cosmopolitan democracy that values wealth, possessions, and sex over virtue and intellectual pursuits. From here individuals are atomized. They begin to hate their situation and they demand the rule of a tyrant. This explains the phenomena of Trump, the support for Bernie Sanders, and even some of the youths support for Jeremy Corbyn in the UK.

As an American, I was surprised by the vociferous response of virtually any progressive millennial to brexit. I couldn't understand why they cared. Until it dawned on me, we have become so cosmopolitan that people want an all powerful supranational entity to rule over their quasi-bohemian lifestyle.

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Anonymous 19/12/07(Sat)18:16 No. 14301 ID: bd0879

I would've made a good emperor. I'd've been very lenient

Anonymous 19/12/12(Thu)05:47 No. 14307 ID: eff71a

EVERY system falls to corruption sooner or later, which is why the box needs to get shaken up by revolution every once in a while.

The real problem with the modern world is the lie of the self-made man. You see, in the older times, people who were rich knew they they did not earn it. They knew they they inherited it, that they were born in a higher caste, and that the poor were also born in their caste. Because of this, they were privy to something called "the burden of the rich", where they were obligated by their God-given station in life to do what they could for the lower classes. While many of these rich were, of course, corrupt and selfish, most were in contrast very charitable (even if oftentimes that charity was lip-service to the Church).

But the mother myth of self-determinism has destroyed this. Now every rich person believes that they deserve their absurdly inflated wealth because they are smarter, because they work harder, because they are better; and that the poor are simply lazy and stupid and deserving of neither charity or even pity. This is true corruption, and true selfishness.

It is far, far better to arbitrarily appoint someone into a position of power than the create a system where a person believe that any power they gain was somehow "earned", and thus deserved. Compare the personality of The Queen with that of Trump.

Anonymous 22/04/07(Thu)21:50 No. 14927 ID: ff3844


>This is why in history Monarchies have shown consistently being more stable than democracies.

Monarchy is the default government of mankind.

Anonymous 16/11/06(Sun)06:36 No. 12702 ID: 57a468 [Reply]

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What is this, /phi/?

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Americium!Metal3G/gs 21/10/30(Sat)21:59 No. 14837 ID: d2a5e8

A picture of a footrest, or sometimes a shelf if I'm being lazy.

Anonymous 21/11/15(Mon)02:33 No. 14843 ID: 434a9b

What is what?

Anonymous 22/03/28(Mon)18:10 No. 14916 ID: 84b073

this is the correct opinion, or rather a bunch of energy colluding in one place

Anonymous 22/03/06(Sun)21:09 No. 14908 ID: f5b419 [Reply]

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hello world

Anonymous 22/03/07(Mon)15:37 No. 14910 ID: 967a73

the hell is that?

Suppose Diogenes and Buddha meet Anonymous 21/11/27(Sat)18:55 No. 14847 ID: 4a1e6d [Reply]

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What would they say to each other, assuming they would overcome the language barrier?

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Anonymous 22/01/19(Wed)08:59 No. 14891 ID: 7cb4c3

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Anonymous 22/02/20(Sun)12:58 No. 14903 ID: 273d68

get out of my sun normie

Anonymous 22/02/25(Fri)18:01 No. 14906 ID: 91c4fb

“Is there a dragon howl in a dead tree?”
“I say there’s a lion roar in a skull.”

Anonymous 22/02/20(Sun)17:56 No. 14904 ID: 805cea [Reply]

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I'm starting to think that adults are the ones with a penchant for make-believe rather than children.

Seriously. Ask the average adult about natural science and see how much they know.
Some will even deny it as "NWO bullshit."

But, they somewhat seem to know about every and any urban myth under the sun.

If kids are laughed at for believing in Santa and the tooth fairy, how are grown ass men applauded for believing that the earth is flat?

Adults seem to care more about metaphors and abstractions rather than the technical/physical world in front of them.

How many counselling books about marriage, work, and family must be written and collect dust on boomers' personal shelves?

Anonymous 22/02/20(Sun)18:50 No. 14905 ID: 273d68

are you experienced? have you ever been experienced? well I am.

Anyone into Stoicism? Anonymous 22/02/11(Fri)15:55 No. 14901 ID: 42f424 [Reply]

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Anonymous 22/02/11(Fri)15:56 No. 14902 ID: 42f424

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They don't let you say that word here.

A Textual Tour of the Dire-Straited Zoo of Philosophy Logophile&!.AZst4fcpI 22/02/08(Tue)21:46 No. 14898 ID: a24d1a [Reply]

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A Textual Tour of the Dire-Straited Zoo of Contemporary Online Philosophical Discussion, Including the Most Popular Exhibits of Hateful Heidebearians, Asinine Aristotterelians And Woeful Wittgenlionians (Random Words, Showerthoughts, Google Translate, Thesaurus Masturbation and GPT-3 Text [According to My Various Censors and Commenters])

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thomas hobbes Anonymous 20/02/06(Thu)14:34 No. 14396 ID: 039ce5 [Reply]

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hey guys, history BA student here, just watching a lecture on hobbes, wondering why more people didn't embrace his idea of focusing more upon government and the right of the citizen as a response to this shitty world throughout history? would love to hear your opinions.

Anonymous 20/02/06(Thu)18:43 No. 14399 ID: 9f02ee

Because his ideas were more the product of witnessing the toxicity of politics, in the run up to, and the rhetoric of, the English civil war. His ideas have to be seen in that context. He wasnt merely publishing a political tract, he was nailing his colours to the mast, so to speak. He was simply stating what he thought the new politics should be about, and by writing it down was also creating a way to explain himself in a court of law if his side failed to win and incase he was prosecuted.
He produced conflicting political positions regarding whether the people consent to be ruled by a monarchy or not. In other words, whether, or not, simply allowing a king to rule implies consent.
His ideas were stale after the civil war and in fact I believe he went overseas to escape possible prosecution during the Civil war. I have always thought Hobbes ideas were merely written to justify his support of the monarchy and to provide a way of arguing his case if Cromwell had wanted to put him on trial
After the civil war his ideas were just old fashioned, debate had moved on

Anonymous 20/02/06(Thu)18:48 No. 14400 ID: 9f02ee

Forgot to add that, even though his writings regarding his love of the monarchy were largely forgotten, it is still the case that he wrote both in defence of the monarch and then when cromwell appeared to be winning Hobbes wrote his political tracts regarding the rights of the ordinary man

Anonymous 22/01/17(Mon)00:02 No. 14889 ID: 182caf

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You can keep delving this line of thought. To me it all ends into a lethal shoot-out against the IRS.

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