Category Archives for Philosophy

Protected: yes, but no. let’s agree to disagree

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17. April 2013 by eschipul
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Isn’t the question really “what gives you meaning?”

Isn’t the question really “what gives you meaning?” Happiness is so ephemeral. Is a new mother happy with the pain of childbirth? No. And yet is she not fulfilled with the creation of life? Or an artist who struggles for … Continue reading

29. May 2012 by eschipul
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“60-something years to transform to a more optimistic state of mind”

I was drilled for surviving nuclear apocalypse as a “duck-and-cover” teenager, believing that the world might end before I reached adulthood. But I suspect my personal perspective was the biggest factor: I didn’t like the world the way it was … Continue reading

15. April 2012 by eschipul
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do you really think you are changing the world?

Reporter Q: Do you really think you are changing the world? Deepak Chopra: Me personally? No. But the world is changing and I am part of what you call the transition team.

15. April 2012 by eschipul
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we’re not completely not termites

From the article: The first dreams we ever had were to be held. And loved. And to explore this amazing world with love in our lives. We dreamed of seeing, touching, and experiencing the world around us, with the happiness … Continue reading

16. October 2011 by eschipul
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someone said to me the other day…

Someone said to me the other day “you’ve had an interesting life.” And I thought about it. And I still don’t know what to make of it. Photo by Dr. Art Schipul

29. August 2011 by eschipul
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those who remain determined “mouse-avores” starve

“IV. At the same time, living systems adapt themselves to changes in their environment they learn, grow, develop, evolve. When the mouse population in a region suddenly declines because of an epidemic, the predators who adapt to a new prey … Continue reading

08. August 2011 by eschipul
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On Hegel’s Dialetic and Husserl’s Epoché

Woke up thinking about this stuff from days gone by, so consider these notes to myself. From a Simple Explanation of Hegel’s (1770 – 1831) Dialetic by Tanasije Gjorgoski The analogy would work with the notions of “Left” and “Right”…. There is nothing … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by eschipul
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