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WANTED: Is Written Language DEAD OR ALIVE?

We are constantly altering the forms we have inherited from previous generations, and these changes are signs of life and vitality. Indeed: The things that don’t change, the forms that rigidify, come to look to us like death — and … Continue reading Continue reading

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The individualist manifesto vs. The anti-revolutionary social contract

To think or not to think — no. To write or not to write… — no. To create or not to create… — that’s wrong, too. I can come up with many ideas, but where do they come from — … Continue reading Continue reading

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Neither Not at All Nor Completely

I often make fun of people who say things like “that is so true“… but I must admit: there appears to be nothing more true than the fact that throughout our entire existence we can experience nothing beyond some limits … Continue reading Continue reading

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Go Inspire Yourself!

Seeking inspiration outside of yourself is problematical. One of my inspirations has a habit of referring to something as “Kantian” — referring to using any maxim as if it were a universal law. If everyone wished to be inspired by … Continue reading
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Evidence-Based Life: What it takes to be somebody

Are you alive? You very well may be — but is there any evidence of that fact? What evidence exists that your brain is actively functioning, such that every now and then it may produce something like thoughts, feelings, ideas, … Continue reading
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As I walk down the highway all I do is sing this song…

I’m so glad I’m living — I’m gonna tell the world I am One thing many people have lost sight of is their own existence, their own being, their own behavior,… — as opposed to, for example, their impact on … Continue reading
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You are my bee’s wax

Two people I enjoy following are Justine Musk and Ted Ernst. They each recently wrote interesting posts — on the one hand, Justine suggested to “provoke the world“, on the other Ted suggested to “give up hope“. You know what? … Continue reading
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