The was found at elise’s collection of favorite quotes and is apt in so many ways.
There are hundreds of paths up the mountain,
all leading in the same direction,
so it doesn’t matter which path you take.
The only one wasting time is the one
who runs around and around the mountain,
telling everyone that his or her path is wrong.
I seem to know way too many people who are stone set certain about their ideas.
“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Just 1:15 until World Philosophy Day ends. That is, just one hour and 15 minutes if you live in US/Canada Central Time Zone.
Californians have much more time left today to think.
Some fun at BBC here entitled Four philosophical questions to make your brain hurt.
While there: If Czech supermodel Karolina Kurkova has no navel, how does she contemplate?
Stumbling along up pops this site deconstructing Beatles lyrics and philosophy. An example:
Song: All you need is love
Album:Magical Mystery Tour
Quote: “There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known”
Comment:John Lennon advocates metaphysical anti-realism and endorses the conclusion of Fitch’s paradox.
Spotted by: RossCameron
This assemblage of newspaper front pages created from Digg submissions is just cool.
Or does hope?
Set aside the partisanship this first day after an historic election.
Fear? Or hope?
Hope won yesterday.
But don’t rule out fear. When campaigning fear, the message must be specific, tangible and authentic — a narrower field of view.
Hope has greater freedom to roam — to stir — the imagination.