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Ethics - must reads?

So I've covered the major greek ethics writers, Socrates and Aristotle. As well as basic stoic and epicurean ethics. I've force my way thr…

Started by Liam Strain

21 Jun 13, 2015
Reply by Cole Smith

What is the best state of mankind?

I would like to pose the following question- What is the best social/political/economic state of humankind that can be realistically attain…

Started by Priscus

5 Jun 11, 2015
Reply by Regular Joe

For The New Guys

I've become fairly interested in the study and ideas of philosophy, however I have no idea where I would begin. I got Marcus Aurelius's Med…

Started by EA Burt

6 Jun 10, 2015
Reply by Cole Smith

God is not in the cosmos because God does not have spatial dimensions

God is not in the cosmos because God does not have spatial dimensions   God is not in the cosmos because God does not have spatial dimensio…

Started by anil

21 Jun 10, 2015
Reply by Zain

To be, or not to be?

Before anything else i would like to throw out this question to all you deep philosophers: What are your thoughts concerning suicide? Is it…

Started by Paul

18 Jun 9, 2015
Reply by Zain

Maxims for Men

Gentlemen, I often see great quotes, sayings, and ideas dispersed throughout the community, but now I would like to challenge you all to p…

Started by Philosopher King

39 Aug 23, 2014
Reply by Andrew

Stoicism

I was kicked out of a Stoic Philosophy group because I said that they leave God out of their discussions. They didn't like me after that. W…

Started by Bobby G Mullen

11 Jul 31, 2014
Reply by Bobby G Mullen

Ownership

Evening Gents. I read Antoine de Saint Exupery's "The Little Prince" today, a wonderful, short fable which held some very potent messages…

Started by Matt T.

7 Feb 20, 2014
Reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman

What is Equality?

What is equality? Can it really be defined, in the true sense of equality? Where can equality be applied? Only to race, gender, age, ethnic…

Started by Ldeth

12 Jan 16, 2014
Reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman

Nietzsche and Schopenhauer

Good day friends, I wanted to write a quite post on how one goes about studying in philosophy. Over the year, I've found the best way is t…

Started by llong

8 Jul 17, 2013

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Another brick in the wall

The proposed wall with Mexico.  Or Turkey's wall with Syria.  Or Saudi's wall with Iraq.  Clinton's link:  http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2016/09/on-the-border/502277/?utm_...My earlier link: http://ijr.com/2015/01/233628-saudi-arabia-anti-isis-wall/Keep it civil.…See More
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