Tag Archives: Schopenhauer

99 ways to wipe out humanity

I’ve been reading a fair amount of James Tiptree Jr, lately, whom I am starting to think is perhaps a great SF author. She certainly warms my inner Schopenhauer, as the outlook of human existence that emerges from her stories … Continue reading

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A contemporary Schopenhauer

A prominent jeweller claims to have figured out the key to existence: The academics could be forgiven for never having heard of Summa Metaphysica’s author. But, in fact, he was far from unknown: David Birnbaum is a prominent figure in … Continue reading

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