You are paying for it; you can gain from it; you can suffer a lot if you let others decide for you; and whether you want it or not, it’s everywhere.

by History in HD on Unsplash.

You are paying for it

You can gain from it


In a short period of time you will regret you used the word “totalitarian”, and here is why.

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Arendtdism’s Increasing Loss of Popularity

Totalitarianism and the Cold War


A 3-minute lecture on Leibniz’s optimistic analysis of the world

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The original way


A few facts about North Korea you will be surprised to know

Photo by Aleks Marinkovic


There are many explanations for what it means to be human.

(1) A dead flower by Marco Ortega. (2) by Max Kleinen. (3) by Richard Jaimes.

The “Human Nature” Debate

  • How should the state expect people to behave?
  • For how long will humanity need punishments and prisons? Forever? Why? What can governments do about it?
  • Who should be called “crazy”?


How I answered my 12 years old daughter's questions about taxes.

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SCIENCE FICTION

There is no winner if everyone is going in the wrong direction.

by NASA on Unsplash.

Memories


Does Rousseau still make sense today?

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Who Was Rousseau?


The Turtle vs. Achilles; The Arrow; Lines of Soldiers In The Stadium. All Solved By Newton.

by Austrian National Library on Unsplash.

Achilles vs. The Turtle


The top-4 famous philosophers that hated philosophy.

Photo by Cristina Gottardi on Unsplash.

Alexander Bird

Top-writer in Science. M.A. in Philosophy. And my favorite science fictions are Metropolis and King Kong. alexand3r.bird@gmail.com

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