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  • ...it. I just now found the video in my inbox and don't know how long ago it arrived. The war on individualism is about control. @hermitcrab65(twitter) On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Mary wrote: > Here's another video to throw in. > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    hermit crab Oct 6, 2013
  • ...powerful/wealthy imagine they are accomplishing for the good of the few. > > > Mary > > > ________________________________ > From: "hermitcrab65@^$1" > To: existlist@^$2 > Sent: Friday, September 20, 2013 1:05 PM > Subject: [existlist] RE: Detrimental to democracy...
    hermit crab Sep 26, 2013
  • Mary, I was watching this David Graeber video a day or so ago and suddenly today it hit me that he sort of addresses some of your questions here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eR_95slEFw @hermitcrab--- In existlist@^$1, wrote: Today, I suspect that Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre have each in their unique way accelerated the demise of democracy. Nietzsche most...
    hermitcrab65@... Sep 22, 2013
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  • On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Jim wrote: > Eduard, > > It seems Sartre cannot win with you. Either he is saying something simple > and obvious which we all know anyway or he is saying something complicated > which cannot be understood. > > The Hazel Barnes quote which Mary has posted is relevant to Sartre's > waiter example. > > Sartre is saying that the waiter is frightened by...
    hermit crab Jul 10, 2013
  • http://www.fivebooks.com/interviews/sarah-bakewell-on-existentialism Can you begin by saying what existentialism is? That's a difficult question to answer. Most of the people we think of as existentialists denied being existentialists — it's practically the only thing they have in common. I think of it as a philosophy that broke with the long tradition of defining human...
    existlist Jul 3, 2013
  • At first I thought I may have read that once but I think it was Philosophy for Dummies that I owned. Not sure. I do remember it being helpful. The Dummies books are great. h. --- In existlist@^$1, christopher arthur wrote: > > I just bought "Existentialism for Dummies" for my kindle. Has anyone > looked at this book? >
    existlist Jun 29, 2013
  • --- In existlist@^$1, "Mary" wrote: > Perhaps to avoid facing our freedom and responsibility in order to help alleviate suffering caused by the hell on earth which we feel powerless to change. We can hide well within an explanation that entangles capital, hope and plausible deniability. ===The thought bubbled up and it was expressed before I knew it. I observe from history and in...
    existlist Jun 28, 2013
  • On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 8:20 PM, eduardathome wrote: > > But then even science will get an answer that is dependent upon time and > place. With respect to reality, they can only get close. Nothing is > absolute or absolutely exact. > > ===That was a good explanation and this particular part is important. Scientific knowledge flows and is in flux just like everything else and as...
    hermit crab Jun 27, 2013
  • Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. Soren Kierkegaard Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/s/sorenkierk383064.html#vKoReb8rCOZVWi7C.99 [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    hermit crab Jun 26, 2013
  • Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. Soren Kierkegaard Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/s/sorenkierk383064.html#vKoReb8rCOZVWi7C.99 [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    hermit crab Jun 26, 2013