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Engels on materialism: part 9 - ‘What is man? - Half beast, half angel’

…Starcke looks for Feuerbach’s idealism in the wrong place.

“Feuerbach is an idealist; he believes in the progress of mankind.” (p.19)

“The foundation, the substructure of the whole, remains nevertheless idealism. 621 more words


The Artist & His Acquired Sadness

I have promised myself not to talk about anything philosophical on this blog but I just can’t help it. I am fairly philosophical (alright, I am a hundred per cent philosophical). 577 more words

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Philosophy - My New Found Interest

I don’t know what’s attracted me to philosophy, but it is understandably one of the most pretentious of interests. However, it has gripped me and has so much depth and variation that I could read about philosophors hours on end. 463 more words


Phrase of the day: let go

In the world of smartphones and consolation prices, we inculcate certain habits which are not good for health. Something like smoking, drinking, and the habit of holding on to things that must remain in the past. 151 more words


How We Do That… Off-Grid, Part 1

Very good article on the ‘off-grid’ mentality and reasoning. While as an objectivist I disagree with some religious aspects as well as the concept of “selfishness”, I really appreciate the view point as well as the practicality of going off grid, especially in a time when one financial disaster, or one lunatic group with an EMP device could send us quickly into chaos.  11 more words