The Examined Life

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  • Speech is our most important freedom.

    If life is necessary for speech, but speech not necessary for life, then life is more important than speech, because violation of the right to life also ends the right to speech. The issue of an unexamined life versus an examined life, once again, ignores my fundamental point. ========== My Response The idea of right to life (not just the existence of life, the right to that life) being equated with freedom from being killed comes from social contract theory and the state of nature.

  • Religion as a form of worship should be banned

    He goes around trivializing what 'faith' is, and as I said in the previous round, there are many definitions of faith, and I’ve defined faith as a trust in something or someone, faith can also mean hope but they have no differences, some people consider faith as an important aspect of life, William James, a philosopher regards faith is important and that life is impossible without it. Faith is considered to be one of the most important values to have in life. “An external view point” “Imagine an alien looking at our planet..." That statement somewhat suggests thate you believe in extraterrestrials, but there are no known full-proof evidence of life outside Earth.

Polls

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  • Jabba the Hut, yes from star wars!

    For an un-examined life is not a life worth living. For an un-examined life is not a life worth living. to the giant chocolate chip cookie that is known as Life.

  • Idealism?

    But the way that people solve these problems can be so flawed (religion, I'm looking at you) that - once examined - is an un-examined life worth living? But the way that people solve these problems can be so flawed (religion, I'm looking at you) that - once examined - is an un-examined life worth living? But the way that people solve these problems can be so flawed (religion, I'm looking at you) that - once examined - is an un-examined life worth living?

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    "The Examined Life" is of which genre?
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    The written work is categorized as: Philosophy.
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    The book, "The Examined Life" covers what subject area?
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    "The Examined Life" contains subject matter categorized: Continental philosophy and Ontology

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