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  1. Can someone please read this and grade me. I believe I was unfairly graded by SolipsisticExtrovert in General Philosophy
    Whats up people! First time poster, and first time visitor. Just found this site, and by the looks of it I will be coming here more often, seeing as I love philosophy. I am a 3rd year student at University of Toronto, Majoring in Psychology and Philosophy, and have written many essay's on various...
  2. Inspirational quotes as art by smtillott in Community / Off Topic
    Hi all, hope you don't mind the first post... Need some art for your walls? Thought this project might be of interest to you - by a Sheffield designer called Alex Szabo Haslam. The posters and cards are only available for another 10 days...
  3. Is it easier to be a good person as a man or as a woman? by srl309 in Ethics
    A psychopath is considered evil and abhorrent because they value things differently to most other people. Their heinous actions are often a result of this different value system. The difficulty level of being a good person is often treated as being the same for everyone (Projection Bias). But, the p...
  4. Masters Make the Rules For the Wise Man and the Fools by schopenhauer1 in General Philosophy
    From source Bob Dylan quote from song "It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)": Masters Make the Rules for the Wise Man and the Fools What is your interpretation of this quote? Here is mine. Tell me what you think: 1) We are not masters of choosing to exist. We did not choose to be born, we we...
  5. Freedom and Sovereignty in the Human Condition by StreetlightX in General Philosophy
    In one of the more fascinating discussions in her book, The Human Condition, Hannah Arendt draws an important distinction between freedom, on the one hand, and sovereignty, on the other. What’s interesting about Arednt’s distinction is that what she calls freedom is almost the exact opposite of ...
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