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from Kant: 'What is Enlightenment?'

Enlightenment is man’s release from his self-incurred tutelage. Tutelage is man’s inability to make use of his understanding without direction from another. Self-incurred is this tutelage when its cause lies not in lack of reason but in lack of resolution and courage to use it without direction from another.

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On the title of this blog.

Imagine if the world which we inhabit were nothing but a projection – a projection, from us, onto the external world.  Facts of the matter about states of affairs in this world turn on facts about us, rather than on the putative noumenal entities which relate, in some mysteriously neo-Kantian way, to phenomenal reality.  1,132 more words


Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands. – Immanuel Kant

The Beginnig of a Journey



remember having philosophy and logic in the last year of high school.  Even though I would have never admitted it then, I think it was my favorite subject. 1,020 more words


I don’t want to be in the news again! Who will put an end to the non-sensical discourse on economic migrants?

Here we go again. After a period when my alter ego as the figure of the ‘economic migrant’ was in the news almost continuously had passed, to make way for concerns about terrorism and the NHS, it was probably naïve to think I would not come back into the limelight. 615 more words

Good luck retaining anything this teacher says

In this video we are taught about Immanuel Kant and his philosophy by a hot women in a sexually suggestive environment. Were you able to watch it objectively?


Zombies Are Not Dead...

The first R-Rated movie I saw (or recall seeing) was the original Dawn of the Dead.  I was 12 or so and I was definitely getting away with something by getting a friend’s older brother to rent it for us (on… 488 more words

Prompt 4- Pop Culture Profundity