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3/27/2013 12:14:13 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
Depends what you mean:
There are many branches of philosophy and therefore many of us have various theories which we support.
My personal favorite is:
Negative Act Utilitarianism
Skepsikyma
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3/27/2013 12:21:31 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
Piagetian epistemology, rational egoism, Enlightenment political philosophy (tempered with a strong Machiavellian streak), Stoicism, Epicureanism, propositional logic. Nietzsche when I'm in a bad mood.
"The wounded surgeon plies the steel
That questions the distempered part;
Beneath the bleeding hands we feel
The sharp compassion of the healer's art"
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3/27/2013 12:26:17 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/27/2013 12:21:31 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Piagetian epistemology, rational egoism, Enlightenment political philosophy (tempered with a strong Machiavellian streak), Stoicism, Epicureanism, propositional logic. Nietzsche when I'm in a bad mood.

Isn't Epicureanism contrary to Stoicism?
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A will to survive and a voice of reason.
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Your enemies and your choices, son.
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3/27/2013 12:27:21 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/27/2013 12:26:17 AM, toolpot462 wrote:
At 3/27/2013 12:21:31 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Piagetian epistemology, rational egoism, Enlightenment political philosophy (tempered with a strong Machiavellian streak), Stoicism, Epicureanism, propositional logic. Nietzsche when I'm in a bad mood.

Isn't Epicureanism contrary to Stoicism?

FTW
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3/27/2013 12:33:09 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/27/2013 12:26:17 AM, toolpot462 wrote:
At 3/27/2013 12:21:31 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Piagetian epistemology, rational egoism, Enlightenment political philosophy (tempered with a strong Machiavellian streak), Stoicism, Epicureanism, propositional logic. Nietzsche when I'm in a bad mood.

Isn't Epicureanism contrary to Stoicism?

I'm interested in these things, I don't necessarily adhere to all of them.
"The wounded surgeon plies the steel
That questions the distempered part;
Beneath the bleeding hands we feel
The sharp compassion of the healer's art"
- T. S. Eliot -
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3/27/2013 10:22:26 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/27/2013 10:14:30 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
Pantheist- Objectivist- Rationalist

I know pantheism and objectivism are conflicting in some regards. I call myself an atheist, however, because I don't believe in an intelligent God. Yes, I believe universe is like the 'mind of God,' but I use the term much like Einstein did. Essentially, I live like an atheist because my pantheism has nothing to say about this realm, so I might as well just say I'm an atheist.
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3/27/2013 1:15:16 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/26/2013 11:19:21 PM, Brony wrote:
what philosophy do you like the best?

I like my own the best.
"Not to know of what things one should demand demonstration, and of what one should not, argues want of education." ~Aristotle

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." ~Aristotle
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3/27/2013 1:22:15 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/27/2013 1:15:16 PM, philochristos wrote:
At 3/26/2013 11:19:21 PM, Brony wrote:
what philosophy do you like the best?

I like my own the best.

This. Philochristos's philosophy is the best.
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3/27/2013 2:07:54 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 3/27/2013 1:22:15 PM, Nur-Ab-Sal wrote:
At 3/27/2013 1:15:16 PM, philochristos wrote:
At 3/26/2013 11:19:21 PM, Brony wrote:
what philosophy do you like the best?

I like my own the best.

This. Philochristos's philosophy is the best.

I like Nur-Ab-Sal's philosophy.
"Not to know of what things one should demand demonstration, and of what one should not, argues want of education." ~Aristotle

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." ~Aristotle