The Cheaper Your Pleasures, The Richer You’ll Be: Minimalist Philosophy | EINZELGÄNGER

How can we be satisfied without cost? How can we be wealthy with only the bare minimum? Several philosophers of the past shed their light on questions like these. And, according to some, the cheaper your pleasures, the richer you'll be. This video explores different views on wealth, desire, and pleasure and how being ‘rich’… Continue lendo The Cheaper Your Pleasures, The Richer You’ll Be: Minimalist Philosophy | EINZELGÄNGER

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EXILES – The Unesco Courier

UNESCO, October 1996 CONTENTS: INTERVIEW - Werner Arber reflects on biodiversity and the place of science in societyThe darkness and light of exile - Bahgat Elnadi & Adel RifaatA land of no return - Abdelmalek SayadThe coolie's odyssey - Khaleel TorabullyTravellers from a far country - Bujor NedelcoviciThe roots of the banyan tree - René… Continue lendo EXILES – The Unesco Courier

“How do I stay in the present moment when it feels unbearable?” – Thich Nhat HANH

"What is truth?" is a fundamental question. But what is it compared to "How to endure life?" And even this one pales beside the next: "How to endure oneself?" - That is the crucial question in which no one is in a position to give us an answer.CIORAN, Drawn & Quartered https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5Ka2RS0UC4 Thich Nhat Hanh… Continue lendo “How do I stay in the present moment when it feels unbearable?” – Thich Nhat HANH

“E.M. Cioran: The Delusions of our Sadness” (S.C. Hickman)

DARK CHEMISTRY - Philosophy, Art, and Ecology at the crossroads of Speculative Realism, November 11th, 2010 "However much I have frequented the mystics, deep down I have always sided with the Devil; unable to equal him in power, I have tried to be worthy of him, at least, in insolence, acrimony, arbitrariness, and caprice."       … Continue lendo “E.M. Cioran: The Delusions of our Sadness” (S.C. Hickman)

“Curto prazo final (sobre E. M. Cioran)” – George STEINER

Quando lhe mostraram um epigrama de uma linha e meia, Nicolas de Chamfort (1741-94), mestre da brevidade mordaz, comentou que ele demonstraria mais espírito se fosse mais curto. O epigrama, o aforismo, a máxima são o haicai do pensamento. Procuram condensar a percepção mais aguçada no menor número possível de palavras. Quase por definição, e mesmo quando se prende estritamente… Continue lendo “Curto prazo final (sobre E. M. Cioran)” – George STEINER