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From The Readers Digest, perhaps not epistemology or philosophy, but a deep thought.  

As we watched a program about a man with agoraphobia, my wife asked, “Is that a disability?”

“Yes,” I answered.

“Maybe I have that.”

I shook my head. “No. He’s afraid to leave the house. You just like to stay home.”

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I got this on a Carl Jung site here.

This is one for the Kantian sublime feeling.

 

"One must still have Chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star."
-- Friedrich Nietzsche.

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Betcha can't unsee or unthink that.

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As the saying goes, Nietzsche is pietzsche.

I'm going to stop as I look in awe at what my future might be as a star...

:) 

Michael

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I wish I had made this one up, but I didn't. I found it out there somewhere in the Interwebs.

 

A horse walked into a bar and orders a beer.

The barkeep says, "You're in here pretty often. Do you think you might be an alcoholic?" 

The horse replies, "I don't think I am," and vanishes from existence. 

This story is about Descartes' saying, "I think; therefore, I am.

But this could not be explained first because the story would be putting Descartes before the horse.

:) 

Michael

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