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Why it happens

Why it happens
Ashwini Ashwini 7 days ago
One of the most confusing questions is “why did it happen?” For what do we mean by it? It looks so simple: When we ask why something happened, we ask for its reason. But this begs the question, for when we ask what we mean by a reason, we are back where...
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Black swans

Black swans
Ashwini Ashwini 7 days ago
When I made a bike ride last Sunday, by chance I passed a garden with two black swans behind a low fence. I felt pity for the swans, for I think that their wings had been clipped in order to prevent that they would escape, but maybe I am wrong. However,...
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Losing your reflection

Losing your reflection
Deepa Deepa 27 June, 2018
When in Offenbach’s opera “The Tales of Hoffmann”, Hoffmann falls in love with Giuletta, the latter asks for his reflection so that “He will always be with her”. Not knowing that on her turn Giuletta is under the influence of the sinister Capitaine Dape...
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Manipulation through language

Tags: JustThinkAboutIt, philosophybytheway