What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

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What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Bill Wiltrack » Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:34 pm

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Orbie » Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:40 pm

Search, compile, bundle, control,take responsible action/view
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In answer to your prayer
sincere, the centre of
your circle here,
i stand ; and , without
taking thought,-
i know nothing. But i can

Full well your need-as
you be men
This: Re-Creation. With a
bow,
Then, your obedient

servant now.
One gift is all i find in me,
And that is faithful
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Silhouette » Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:53 pm

obe, I suggest you learn to count :P
(you couldn't have just settled for "responsibility"?)

Philosophy:
Being better than everyone else.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby iambiguous » Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:10 pm

How
Ought
One
To
Live?
He was like a man who wanted to change all; and could not; so burned with his impotence; and had only me, an infinitely small microcosm to convert or detest. John Fowles

Start here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=176529
Then here: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=185296
And here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=194382

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Only_Humean » Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:38 pm

Moved to MB.

Apologies Bill, you should have been banned earlier today, but I've just fixed the problem that let you keep posting.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby iambiguous » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:57 pm

Sounds
Like
A
Personal
Problem.
He was like a man who wanted to change all; and could not; so burned with his impotence; and had only me, an infinitely small microcosm to convert or detest. John Fowles

Start here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=176529
Then here: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=185296
And here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=194382

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Moreno » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:53 am

1) Thinking abstractly about Life.
2) Complexifying with Words
3) Reifying concepts you make up.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Ierrellus » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:09 pm

Personal structure imposed on impersonal probability.
"We must love one another or die." W.H.Auden
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby phyllo » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:44 pm

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby von Rivers » Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:59 pm

When is lunch?
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:03 pm

Seeing things as they are.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:05 pm

von Rivers wrote:When is lunch?


Von, lunch isn't for a while. I just had a delicious breakfast. At 1pm. Sometime around 6 or 7, I'll probably cook again. Come by dude I've got plenty to go around. I usually invite a handful of people over to enjoy my amazing cooking. So you might even meet some cool people or a few hos. Hos love free food.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Quizkid » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:47 am

Occasional epiphany, but usually rationalization.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Moreno » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:47 am

von Rivers wrote:When is lunch?

See, now that's just pushing too much stuff into a limited corner of prudence.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Moreno » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:48 am

Smears wrote:Seeing things as they are.

Realizing you can't do this.


with a nod to iambs position....
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Ierrellus » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:46 pm

Sorry for the six. I'll try five.

Quantity plus quality equals knowing.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Ierrellus » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:46 pm

Sorry for the six. I'll try five.

Quantity plus quality equals knowing.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Mr Reasonable » Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:40 pm

Moreno wrote:
Smears wrote:Seeing things as they are.

Realizing you can't do this.


with a nod to iambs position....



If things are such that you can't see them the way they are then once you see that you are. If I had more than 5 words I would have explained this more.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby derleydoo » Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:36 pm

Okay Bill - Where are you...?
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby surreptitious75 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:06 am


Examination of the human condition
A MIND IS LIKE A PARACHUTE : IT DOES NOT WORK UNLESS IT IS OPEN
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby Fixed Cross » Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:51 pm

Mr Reasonable wrote:Seeing things as they are.

Best answer by far.
The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
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Re: What Does Philosophy Mean to You? - 5 Words or Less

Postby iambiguous » Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:09 pm

Okay, taking my answer, "How ought one to live?", and intertwining it in Mr. Reasonable's, "Seeing things as they are", how ought one to see things in order to know how one ought to live?

You pick the context. :wink:
He was like a man who wanted to change all; and could not; so burned with his impotence; and had only me, an infinitely small microcosm to convert or detest. John Fowles

Start here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=176529
Then here: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=185296
And here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=194382

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