Articles and Comments - Philosophy

Philosophical papers, texts and articles.

Ecoreligion, taxes and climate change - Shall we continue a Byzantine discussion or start thinking with a perspective of a thousand years?

An Objection To Those Who Object - Whenever something like our Blanco stone maze is revealed, the world is never short of those that begin criticising and to whom only one thing should be objected for the sake of brevity: Their uselessness.

Creationism, Odds, Biology And Games - Many people without education in mathematics find it hard to understand how odds and probabilities shape our world, and how it is that seemingly impossible things happen.

Why Study And Live Abroad? - For anyone becoming an exchange student this question may seem preposterous, but it is really important to keep the answer in mind.

How To Survive Tax Payments - Governments around the world love to tax people as much as possible; the voracity of bureaucracy is remarkable and today any common citizen pays nearly half his income, which is more than what serfs used to pay during feudal times in the middle ages.

Gun Ownership Is A Natural Right - Stating that people should not have guns goes against human nature and turns those who accept that principle into cattle, it goes against nature and is a principle that will never succeed.

Is patriotism good for survival? - In this regard we will have to become a little Macchiavellian because when the topic of patriotism is usually considered, it is done from an emotional perspective; but in order to find out if patriotism helps or doesn't do so for your survival, particularly in urban or combat scenarios, we will have to get rid for a moment of our feelings to try to see the matter objectively.

Plato's Republic (I) - An analysis about Plato's views on the organisation of a society.

Authority (I) - Comments on Plato's concept of authority.

Liberty (I) - Comments on Plato's concept of liberty and free will.

Equality (I) - Comments on Plato's concept of equality and free will.

On Liberty and Equality (I) - Concepts about liberty and equality as seen by Plato, Locke, Rousseau and Marx.

Authority and Power (I) - Ethics is a complex phenomenon that includes rules, procedures, and experiences. Ethics emerge from our values that indicate to us if something is right or wrong about human behavior.

Ethics: Doing Correct Things or Doing Things Correctly - Ethics is a complex phenomenon that includes rules, procedures, and experiences. Ethics emerge from our values that indicate to us if something is right or wrong about human behavior.

Law systems - Something to think about law systems and laws in general.

Nobody makes you angry but yourself! (I) - Anger is just within you. Don't fool yourself!

The Right Team, The Right Stuff - Choosing the right team to perform any task is a long, often tedious and hard thing to do but the difference between preparation and lack of it is perhaps more evident than anywhere else within a company, army or group of any kind.

Comments On Political And Religious Fanaticism - No one can say whether one religion is better or more rightful than any other: but even considering this, which is pretty rational, there are individuals that can thing wrongly about religion and induce intolerant attitudes.

The Elastic Moral Principles Of Survivors - People living under authoritarian regimes or states of exception know all too well that moral, political and legal principles are elastic truths, flexible, used by the government to justify actions against its citizens; but this state of flexibility can be advantageous for surviving too.

Self Help and Motivation - A collection of articles, texts, essays and tips for those keen on self-help and personal growth, motivation and leadership.

Exploration and Expeditions / Philosophy of Exploration - A lot of essays and articles on the philosophy of exploration, research and development of things, a new branch of philosophy that seeks to understand these human activities.

Anthropology and Sociology - Articles and texts on Anthropology, Sociology and subjects related to the behavior of the human being in general.

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Ecothinking For Survival - Spontaneous ideas about ecology, survival and what goes on in our world.

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