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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
Reply by Andrew

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

4 Aug 21
Reply by EA Burt

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 Thor Heyerdahl

4 Aug 18
Reply by Daniel Rodriguez

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

11 Jul 31
Reply by Luke Brown

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
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
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
Reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman

AoM Book Club -- October selection

Anyone read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance yet? I've actually been reading the book so I joined the club for a buck. So far so g…

Started by Justin Tessier

1 Sep 27, 2013
Reply by Phaedrus

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
Reply by C.C. Dolph

Speaking Outloud

I came to a realization that talking is merely an external expression of the brain talking to itself. Any thoughts?

Started by Brandon Shelburg

11 Mar 27, 2013
Reply by Liam Strain

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