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Fanboy
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3/27/2013 12:14:13 AM
Posted: 4 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: 4 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.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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3/27/2013 12:26:17 AM
Posted: 4 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?
I'll be the one to protect you from
Your enemies and all your demons.
I'll be the one to protect you from
A will to survive and a voice of reason.
I'll be the one to protect you from
Your enemies and your choices, son.
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3/27/2013 12:27:21 AM
Posted: 4 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: 4 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.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
ConservativePolitico
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3/27/2013 9:06:25 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 3/27/2013 5:33:21 AM, FREEDO wrote:
Mine.
The wise have eyes in their heads, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realizethat the same fate overtakes them both.
Then I said to myself,
"The fate of the fool will overtake me also.
What then do I gain by being wise?"
I said to myself, "This too is meaningless."
For the wise, like the fool, will not be long remembered;
the days have already come when both have been forgotten.
Like the fool, the wise too must die!
- Ecclesiastes 2:14-16
RyuuKyuzo
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3/27/2013 9:11:10 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
I tend to agree with myself on various issues. So... Ryuuism?
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3/27/2013 10:14:30 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
Pantheist- Objectivist- Rationalist
"In case anyone hasn't noticed it, the West is in extremis. The undertaker is checking his watch at the foot of its bed, and there's a sinister kettle of croaking, money-feathered vultures on the roof."
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3/27/2013 10:22:26 AM
Posted: 4 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.
"In case anyone hasn't noticed it, the West is in extremis. The undertaker is checking his watch at the foot of its bed, and there's a sinister kettle of croaking, money-feathered vultures on the roof."
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3/27/2013 1:15:16 PM
Posted: 4 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: 4 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: 4 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