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Dead Men

It’s the middle of the day and I’m too depressed to even function. I opt to lay down in an attempt to rest, hopeful that once I wake up, I’ll feel better. 1,155 more words

Dreams

Not all luxury is expensive

actually, the best luxury is free, The sky, a trusting relationship, this site, thunder, lightening, and rainbows; free luxury. Yea, you might want a Bentley, but you should definitely acknowledge the free luxury you already have.

Beauty

Are You an Illusion?

Why today’s neuroscientists could do with a little more philosophical training.

Mary Midgley | Moral philosopher, author of Beast and Man and Wickedness

Mary Midgley, a moral philosopher and author, has been described as “the UK’s foremost scourge of scientific pretension”. 558 more words

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Nomads and Neoliberal Society

Can the nomadic lifestyle resist neoliberal consumer values, or merely extend them?

by Marcel Theroux | Screenwriter, broadcaster and award-winning novelist

Do you think that the nomad is an occidental myth invented by Romantic philosophers? 526 more words

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Why Are Beggars Despised? by George Orwell

Sandra Druschke (CC BY 2.0)

by Marcie Gainer

via Reddit (r/books):

It is worth saying something about the social position of beggars, for when one has consorted with them, and found that they are ordinary human beings, one cannot help being struck by the curious attitude that society takes towards them. 464 more words

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Paedophilia: Everybody's Business

One in six people are survivors of child sex abuse. It’s time to stop responding hysterically, says a leading sociologist, and adopt sensible and effective strategies. 662 more words

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Truth and Reality

The truth is important to all of us. But how can we know which truths really matter?

by James Williams | Professor of Philosophy at University of Dundee… 769 more words

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