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A Paradox

“We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.” –Bertrand Russell, Philosopher (1872-1970)   Anyone interested in arguing against that stance?

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An Essential Characteristic

The essential characteristic of philosophy, which makes it a study distinct from science, is criticism. It examines critically the principles employed in science and in daily life; it searches out any inconsistencies there may be in these principles, and it … Continue reading

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