Highly recommended! An excellent introduction to Hegel, by Matt Qvortrup.
"G.W.F. Hegel: An Introduction. Matt Qvortrup observes the watcher of the world spirit."
Schopenhauer, the master of depression, called out Hegel as pure nonsense, and lunatic asylum material. Lol.
"The same could not be said for Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), who was a colleague of Hegel’s at the University of Berlin and said that Hegel was, “dishing out pure nonsense, slapping together senseless raving tangles of verbiage such as had only ever been heard in a lunatic asylum” (The World as Will and Representation, p.456)."
And, of course, the root problem is complicated but I feel compelled to point it mainly to endless, unsustainable, short-term growth combined with a pinch of "meritocracy".
100% exactly. Entrepreneurship seems like the most free path of a western citizen right now.
And he gave an amazing answer:
> " In short, academic institutions systemically promote exactly the sort of short-term optimization of which, ironically, the private sector is often accused. Is entrepreneurship a trap? No; right now, it's one of the only ways to avoid being trapped. "
Colin was called a genius, and why he's building backup solutions instead of solving millenium problems.
How amazing, this blog post by Colin Percival: On the use of a life
And that sounds totally amazing:
I wanna be part!
"The Cacophony Society is "a randomly gathered network of free spirits united in the pursuit of experiences beyond the pale of mainstream society.""
I just found this guy and he seems pretty cool: John Law (artist)
Loved this one about Rachel Aaron improving her writing productivity. It seems it's pretty famous with authors too.
"How I Went From Writing 2,000 Words a Day to 10,000 Words a Day"
Respect, Glenn. Proving for yet another time your quality as a prominent member of our global cybernetic village.
"I began writing about politics fifteen years ago with the goal of combatting media propaganda and repression, and — regardless of the risks involved — simply cannot accept any situation, no matter how secure or lucrative, that forces me to submit my journalism and right of free expression to its suffocating constraints and dogmatic dictates."
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