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Acknowledgment; Or How the Internet Makes Us Long for Attention

The internet is a fairly recent phenomenon. My parents grew up in a time where you had to go to the library in order to find the information you were looking for and then hope that they had a book that could help you further. That has all changed now. This is a huge revolution […]

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“Communist states didn’t work because it didn’t happen on world scale” – A Critique

The last year I have been debating some of my friends who are Marxists to the end. They believe communism is the way forward and defend it with passion. I love these debates and most of the time I can see where they are coming from. I have read quite a bit of Marx during […]

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The Japanese Holocaust; or Modern Negationism

We all know about the horrific events which happened during the second World War. We all know the name Hitler and what it meant. Nazi is still a widely used insult towards racist individuals (or those we deem racist). It is hard to imagine how anyone could say that the holocaust, where Nazi-Germany rounded up […]

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Is Jordan Peterson Still Relevant?

Jordan Peterson’s new book Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life recently came out and while I haven’t yet read it, I thought it would be nice to return to his first 12 Rules book. Jordan Peterson is someone who has had a rough patch the last couple of years. After being in the spotlight […]

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Is God necessary for Objective Morality?

In a lot of societies there is the conception that religion deals with leading the moral life. Many religious people will claim that without God there can be no objective morality. In fact, many countries still use the divine commands of God in order to enforce their moral ideas, using the religious texts in order […]

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How to be Happy

Arthur Schopenhauer is famous for his pessimistic philosophy. He believed the world was hell and that being on this world was just utter suffering, mostly inflicted by human beings who acted as the devils of this hell. He asked himself the question if it wouldn’t just be better to kill yourself. He also didn’t believe […]

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Hegel and the Dialectics of History

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel has remained an influential philosopher for many philosophers nowadays. He has certainly made his mark in western philosophy, even if only because he immensely influenced Karl Marx. Hegel is responsible for putting history in philosophy. He tried to create a theory where history had an end goal. Where history itself would […]

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Hitler’s Philosophy: The Ideology of Fascism

The person of Hitler is a very interesting one. How could one man be responsible for one of the greatest conflicts this world has ever seen? One answer: he had an idea. Hitler (at least he claimed) read many books of influential German philosophers like Kant, Nietzsche, Hegel and even Marx. He used the writings […]

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About Ultralearning

Recently I came across a book named Ultralearning by Scott Young in which he gives his tips to learn many types of skills in a short amount of time. As a live example he gives his challenge of completing a four-year MIT course in just a year. So, doing what most people do in four […]

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About Gender

If there is one topic that’s controversial to talk about it would be the topic of gender. Claims about gender are thrown around frequently, but more than anything else gender is quite vague. Gender is said to be a spectrum. It is said to be performative. It is said to be relativistic and socially constructed. […]