Tag Archives: philosophy
While I had a poll going to pick the next featured philosopher I received this write-in from a reader: Leibniz pleeeease 😀 Ask and ye shall receive: “I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the … Continue reading
Louis C.K. – “Everything is amazing and nobody is happy.” A reader writes: It’s very likely that you’ve seen this, but I thought I’d share in case you haven’t. I love the one you posted, and this is another favorite. … Continue reading
After last Friday’s poll, and a most excellent appearance on Conan that same day, Louis C.K. has been selected as the philosopher of the week. This week will feature clips of Louis CK in his most philosophical moments. Louis C.K. – … Continue reading
“Words of truth are not high-sounding; high-sounding words are not the truth.” These two lines are from Chapter 81 of the Tao teh Ching, as translated by C. Ganson. There are a number of other translations and this is one chapter … Continue reading
I’ve been slacking on the Tao of the Day posts. I’m going to get back on that horse next week. Of course, only some weeks do I do the Tao and other weeks I do other quote sources. They’re all … Continue reading
I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything … Continue reading
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot. Have a comment or question about this post? Send Diogenes an email.
Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it. Have a comment or question about this post? Send Diogenes an email.
First let me say that this post [along with a lot of good toilet reading I’ve been doing lately] would not be possible without the excellent Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. I read the entry on Cynics this weekend and decided … Continue reading
Treat everyone you meet like God in drag. Have a comment or question about this post? Send Diogenes an email.