All Blog Posts Tagged 'existentialism' (4)

I've invented the perfect drink. It's called the "John Cage."

I've invented the perfect drink.

It's called the "John Cage."

2 fl. oz. shot glass.

Empty. No ice.

Serve neat.

Sit with it for a non-predetermined duration.

Reflect upon it.

Handle the glass.

Or don't.

Leave when you feel you've finished.

Added by innerspaceboy on August 22, 2013 at 10:25pm — 2 Comments

My PERSONAL Opinion About Free Will

First of all, I'm going to be arrogant and solipsistic in my approach to understanding Free Will. This is a personal feature every human has, whether it's "real" or a delusion or illusion. At this point, I don't see enough consensus out there, except for the Godidit talking point that "God gave us Free WIll". (Bullcrap! I mean, even if God did didit, we're still stuck with the "science" of understanding how it works. Even if God left us billion year old fossils six thousand years ago, He…

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Added by Pope Beanie on May 23, 2011 at 5:27pm — 4 Comments

The existential philosophy behind the wisdom of King Solomon

Painting of King Soloman, 1872 or 1874, by Simeon Solomon, British 1840 - 1905.

Gift of William B. O'Neal, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 1995.52.170

Not on View - Public Domain…

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Added by D R Hosie on September 4, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Experiencing Death?

One of the hardest parts about being an Atheist is accepting that there is no afterlife.



Someone once asked me what death would be like, and the only answer that I could give was that it feels the same as forcing yourself to remember a period of time before you were born. In other words, it feels like nothing. It didn't hurt before you existed because you lacked the pain receptors to feel pain, and the pain of dying will only last as long as your body remains alive to feel the… Continue

Added by Philip Laureano on November 16, 2009 at 7:46am — 21 Comments

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