Philosophy Can Be Dangerous

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  1. Guess Who

    Guess Who Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking that having to be in the know or thinking you are is dangerous to your health.
    What say you?
    " The more wisdom you have the more anger and vexation you have". unknown.
     
  2. Falena

    Falena Cherry Bomb Staff Member Past Donor

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    No wonder Im so happy all the time!
    Ahahahaha
     
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    WestFork Well-Known Member

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    In the end our knowledge is going to kill humanity.

    And, ironically, we won't know if it's because we have too much or too little.
     
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    scarlet witch Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    depends on what it is and how you deal with your anger, whether you are a troubled or healthy individual, do you act on impulse or think things through, are you patient or impatient... perhaps also are you happy or unhappy etc

    ps. I also prefer to call it knowledge not wisdom... wisdom is an arrogant word based on the presumption you know more than others... it should be a pursuit of knowledge that never ends
     
  5. cerberus

    cerberus Banned Donor

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    :shock: Oi, I was gonna write the same thing :evileye: :icon_fork: take that for stealing my thunder.
     
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    HereWeGoAgain Well-Known Member

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    No secret there: Ignorance is bliss.

    Ecclesiastes 1:18
    For with much wisdom comes much sorrow,
    and as knowledge grows, grief increases.
     
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    HereWeGoAgain Well-Known Member

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    OTOH,

    Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
     

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