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4 Philosophical Questions to Make Your Brain Hurt


Society & Culture  (tags: Philosophy, Ethics, Morality, Go bananas? )

Ben
- 3622 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
As Princeton philosopher David Lewis once said: "When philosophers follow where argument leads, too often they are led to doctrines indistinguishable from sheer lunacy."



   

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Blue Bunting (855)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 12:40 pm
Thank you, Ben, I enjoyed reading this article. Reminds me so much of Philosophy 101 "are you real or are you just a brain in a vat?"
 

Katie S (79)
Friday November 21, 2008, 2:54 am
My brain hurts! Lol! It's too early in the morning for me to think philosophically! Great article though, thanks Ben!
 

Peace Monger (185)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:15 am
I've got an achey-breaky brain after that Ben. *shudders* The thought of GWB and me having our brains switched is what did it! :O
ermmmm... thanx (I think!) ;)
 

Ben O (140)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:39 am
Kim, I thought You knew:
GWB has no brain!
 

Ben O (140)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:44 am
...And here's philosophy on the highest level:
"To do is to be"
(Nietzche)
"To be is to do"
(Kant)
"Do-Be-Do-Be-Do!"
(Frank Sinatra) :-/
 

Marion Y (322)
Saturday November 22, 2008, 7:55 am
"The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple."

Thank you Ben.
 

Terri M (14)
Saturday November 22, 2008, 4:21 pm
Ben Oscarito - love your comment - "...And here's philosophy on the highest level:
"To do is to be" (Nietzche)
"To be is to do" (Kant)
"Do-Be-Do-Be-Do!" (Frank Sinatra)
love it !! Good one Ben !
 

Brittany C (15)
Sunday November 23, 2008, 8:38 am
hahah..Ben that's fantastic.
I loved this article.
Philosophy makes me warm and fuzzy.
haha
 

. (0)
Friday March 20, 2015, 4:58 pm
Interesting Ben.
 

Ben O (140)
Saturday March 21, 2015, 3:16 am
WOW, I posted this article 7 (!) years ago and had forgotten all about it of course. Today I was reminded, thanks Gillian!
 

Ben O (140)
Saturday March 21, 2015, 3:22 am
BTW; -It's been 2 months since I submitted a story. I hold my horses, there are soooo many "News" as it is. Some days C2NN is a bloody joke, and so is the petition site. Now I've said it...and again I ask;
-What if a million members would really Care2???
 

. (0)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 3:35 am
Happy New Year 2017 Ben!
 
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