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Fichte – Free Will, Action & Consciousness

I have been reading Fichte’s The Vocation of Man, and have come away impressed, especially by Book III – Faith.  Fichte is known for promoting a so-called philosophy of solipsism, penned in an an impenetrable style, but I found neither to be valid.  On … Continue reading

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Hippies 2.0

This post is in response to Caprice Part II and will be brief. Much of the content of this post is based on the BBC documentary ‘Century of the Self’ (post linked here) Part 3 (video linked here). In the … Continue reading

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Caprice – Part II

This is a continuation of Caprice and Self Control, which got started really with The Calculus of Decisions. Every day a person wakes up with a different disposition, with minute chemical changes shifting our moods and hungers.  The world seems … Continue reading

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Tying up Loose Ends

This post is a response to “Loose Ends” I originally wrote a several page response to your last post, where I went through your points one by one and developed either an agreement or a counter argument. Then, I realized … Continue reading

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On Fear of One Another II

This blog is in response to Fear of One Another Which is a follow up to the debate started in the posts On Science, Religion, and Nationalism On Science, Religion, and Nationalism II I will also admit that I was … Continue reading

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We are not alone

**Update**: I was unaware when I posted this, but this speech is actually Alex Jones monologue from Waking Life. Upon looking deeper into this, I discovered another similar blog. Anarachist Rabbi This is important to keep in mind. There are … Continue reading

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Self Control

This post is in response to Caprice. It is also a continuation The Calculus of Decisions. I want to comment on a couple of themes that have been appearing on this blog. The first, of course, is active philosophy. How … Continue reading

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Sameness

At first this sounds like a stupid question, but it really has a lot of complexity to it. Why do objects stay where they are? You always find your bed in the same spot when you come back from work … Continue reading

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Influences

Although I have always wanted to make something (this blog) like this, I think that I have been unconsciously been influenced by Barack Obama’s messages of hope and brighter days. He has inspired so many to maximize their potential, which … Continue reading

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