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Should you trust your senses? An essay on Descartes’ Meditations.

Yes, we should trust our senses. That is the only way how we live and communicate with the world outside us and even inside our bodies. Descartes in his “Meditations” just pretends that he does not trust his senses to … Continue reading

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Did Socrates deserve the death sentence?

In his dialogue, “Apology”, Plato describes how Socrates responds to the charges against him. Socrates’ speech is an excellent example of rhetoric, rich with arguments, stories, analogies, questions, answers, and conclusions. He defends himself so as to be right and … Continue reading

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How “moral progress” relates to “vertical and horizontal consciousness”

Il est foutu le temps des cathedrales, La foule des barbares, Est aux portes de la ville… (The time of cathedrals has gone, Hordes of Barbarians, Storm the city gates…) Temps des Cathedrales, Notre Dame de Paris musical Since people … Continue reading

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