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

The Trouble With Being Born (1973) review: Stand-up routine at the gates of hell” (Rob Doyle)

EM Cioran is an addictive writer who is nihilistic but never devoid of humour Irish Times, Sat, May 25, 2019 EM Cioran is the most addictive writer I’ve ever encountered. At the height of my fixation, anything I read that wasn’t him felt anodyne, trivial and longwinded. Born in Romania, Cioran wrote most of his savagely pessimistic… Continue lendo The Trouble With Being Born (1973) review: Stand-up routine at the gates of hell” (Rob Doyle)

“The Nihilist as a Not-Man. An Analysis of Psychological Inhumanity” – Ştefan BOLEA

Philobiblon - Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Humanities, vol. 1, no. 1, January 2015   “I was man and I no longer am now…”(E.M. Cioran, The Twilight of Thoughts) Abstract: A new philosophical and psychological concept is needed for the alienated and radically different human being according to the nihilist Romanian-French philosopher E.M. Cioran.… Continue lendo “The Nihilist as a Not-Man. An Analysis of Psychological Inhumanity” – Ştefan BOLEA

“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)

“The problem of the absent God” – John WEIGHTMAN

The New York Times, May 23, 1976 These two books are almost twins, although at first sight they may appear very remote from each other, since they emerge from very different cultural backgrounds. Both authors are now in their early sixties and use French as their literary language, though it is not in the full… Continue lendo “The problem of the absent God” – John WEIGHTMAN