Sat 6 Feb, 2010 11:41 am - Hi,
I am a secondary school student who is considering studying philosophy at university. I want to take my philosophy to a deeper level and get a better understanding of the world and life, more... (view)
Sat 6 Feb, 2010 10:36 am - [QUOTE=Camerama;122643] 2.) To hold the universe in your mind's eye. To discover what there is to be discovered, and know what there is to be known.[/QUOTE]
I don't understand this one.... (view)
Sun 27 Sep, 2009 11:32 pm - [QUOTE=jgweed;93734]Even for the unhappy, the destruction of the world would preclude their chance for experiencing future happiness. Of course, the other side of the coin is that those who are... (view)
Fri 25 Sep, 2009 11:50 pm - If we developed some technology to blow up our planet and kill everybody instantly...
wouldn't that be the best solution to all this unhappiness in this world?
Even the happy people... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2009 02:03 pm - I was thinking about this while killing a spider one day. I was quite scared to touch it or smash and burst it (urrgh) so I hoovered it! Well it must have been a shock and torture for it and... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2009 01:51 pm - [QUOTE=Lily;86848]:a-ok:Nice! I agree, eventhough I usually just try to make myself happy, not others. I'm a bit selfish...[/QUOTE]yeah, even though it is the ideal thing to do, it... (view)
Sun 30 Aug, 2009 04:52 am - [QUOTE=mister kitten;85784]I would, and will, use my knowledge to help others. Can you give any examples of your 'good,' please?[/QUOTE]Happiness. Anything good is good because it makes... (view)
Tue 25 Aug, 2009 01:26 pm - [QUOTE=mister kitten;85446]I knew nothing about utilitarianism until April or May of this year. I consider learning to be the most important thing in my life (I think of high school as my job).... (view)
Mon 24 Aug, 2009 12:49 am - [QUOTE=mister kitten;85217]The utilitarian way of doing things. :poke-eye:[/QUOTE]It does happen to be, although I knew nothing about Utilitarianism until I looked it up just now (I hardly know... (view)