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The Living Breathing Fate

I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street….

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Knowledge: Can scientific knowledge be objective in the sense of being free from bias?

The intention of Scientific knowledge aims at achieving some compatible truth, in a sense what we know about the workings of phenomenon is pieced together…

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Existentialism: What is an ascetic ideal?

There are a few key concepts within Nietzsche’s book Genealogy of Morals. Throughout the book the idea of weakness tells a tale of Humanity, stemming…

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Culture: Dawkins and the idea of the Meme

A meme is an idea likened to the gene, insofar as the movement of the meme mirrors genetics within forms of life. The term was…

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Evil: A Critical Assessment Of Kant’s Theory of Evil

In his book “Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone” Immanuel Kant offers his theory of radical evil. Unlike the various theories of evil before…

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Metaphysics: The Unreality Of Time

My aim in this article is to evaluate McTaggart’s argument for the unreality of time. McTaggart’s argument was first published in the paper Time in 1908….

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Existentialism: What would Sartre’s response be if we asked “What does it mean to be free?” – Part 2

We ended the first part of the article highlighting Sartre thoughts of consciousness as freedom. He concentrates on the desire of the consciousness in wishing….

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Existentialism: What would Sartre’s response be if we asked “what does it mean to be free?” – Part 1

Throughout history freedom has been a contentious subject. There is not a universal definition as many types and scenarios imply, although most classifications of freedom…

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Metaphysics: “Blue Unicorns don’t exist”

In saying “Blue unicorns don’t exist” we are suggesting, in conspicuous existence, there is no exemplification of blue unicorns. In reply to this statement: “Of…

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Aesthetics: Art as a Family Resemblance Concept

The importance of defining art was not a mere intellectual exercise but crucial to understanding the concept of art in order to judge its worth….

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