Philosophy

Philosophy, the love of wisdom, is truly the greatest gift bestowed upon the human race. Logic and the ability to reason always defeats superstition, ignorance and fanaticism. Knowledge is a wonderful thing, but without wisdom, we are doomed. Philosophy is that one blazing light that extinguishes the darkness, and yet, it seems to have no place in our modern world. There is no demand in the job market for "philosopher." Basic philosophical concepts are as foreign to the average person as the technical details of a nuclear reactor, yet that never-ending search for truth through reasoning forms the very basis of a civilized society. The people of the world have become too apathetic and complacent for too long. We all have the capacity--and in fact, the duty--to stop following opinions blindly and instead, develop confident beliefs based on logic and rational argument. If we want to make the world a better place, we must all strive to become philosophers.

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  7. Christian
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  10. Christian
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  11. Christian
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  13. Christian
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  14. Christian
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  19. Christian
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  20. Christian
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  21. Helios
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  22. Christian
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  23. Christian
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  24. Christian
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  34. Guest
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