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Which system are you currently being indoctrinated by? Education is essential but by its very nature is often a form of indoctrination that limits the thinking of the person being taught to a system of beliefs that they can not (will not) see beyond. Husserl a prominent 20th century philosopher believed that to become a philosopher one must overthrow their own former indoctrinated beliefs in order to understand the world with a fresh perspective. #quote #husserl #edmundhusserl #education…

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The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. Albert Camus #quote #quoteoftheday #thinker #lifequotes

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Good luck over the coming 24 hours USA. #electionDay

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Is there such a thing as the immortal soul or is this just baggage from ancient mythology? I explore this question in my latest article (link in bio) #quote #quoteoftheday #creativeThinker #philosophy #soul #spirituality #atheism #thinker #naturalism

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Full quote: The first stage of the economy's domination of social life brought about an evident degradation of being into having human fulfilment was no longer equated with what one was but with what one possessed. The present stage in which social life has become completely dominated by the accumulated productions of the economy is brining about a general shift from having to appearingall having must now derive its immediate prestige and its ultimate purpose from appearances. --- #quote…

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The only true form of knowledge is experience #quote #quoteoftheday #leonardodavinci

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Shout out to @thedannyroddyweblog for surfacing this quote. The word genius has an interesting root. Genius comes from the latin (gigno) which means to beget/to produce/to create. And historically the word would be used to describe something a person had rather than something they were. In this sense the word was closer to an inspiration or a muse. Today the word genius is typically used to describe a person of exceptional intelligenceand its often only recognised if the person is good at…

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The significance of Ovshinsky's work might not be apparent at first glance but please bear with me... Computer scientists at IBM have recently created an artificial "neuron" which works by changing the phase of a crystal using a small electrical pulse. This is known as a phase transition". Ovshinsky's work is over 50 years old and laid much of the groundwork for this "neuron" technology. Completely self-taught this electrical engineer held over 400 patents and is responsible for inventions…

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Quote from some guy named Plato ... #quote #quoteOfTheDay #plato #philosophy #philosopher #progress

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