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Intelligence Is Killed by Pathogenic Ideas

“The West’s commitment to freedom, reason, and true liberalism has never been more seriously threatened than it is today by the stifling forces of political correctness.” Gad Saad, The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense The main thesis of this book is that our world is dominated by pathogenic ideas (bad ideas, they generate “ill” thinking) which are killing common sense as the ability to reason. If you have read my previous article Is Common Sense Defeating Your Thinking Power? you know how the Socratic method works, at least in its essential structure. The Socratic method for

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Is Common Sense Defeating Your Thinking Power?

by Maurizio Bisogno Is it because we fear the hostility of others that we do not question the status quo? Our capacity to doubt can be shattered by an inner sense that convention of society must have a firm basis, even if we are not exactly sure what this may be. Does it seem unlikely to you that our society could be seriously mistaken in its beliefs? Do you fear you would be alone in noticing that? My suggestion is that you should not suffocate your doubts and follow the flock but turn to the philosophers for help. You may

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Heraclitus (essential introduction – audio)

Ηερακλειτοσ, Ηερακλιτοσ, Heraclitus, Greek philosopher born in Ephesus (c536-475 BC) Reality is in a constant flow. Hour senses can only see the multiplicity of Being. The λόγοσ is rational the principle that the orders the universe. … … … You can listen to my introduction to Heraclitus by playing the file below.   ================================= Per produrre gli stimoli culturali e le ricerche originali che puoi leggere in queste pagine, occorrono centinaia di ore di lavoro ogni mese. Se rispetti il mio lavoro, sei ne hai tratto piacere, sei hai trovato in qualche modo utile questi scritti, puoi contribuire alla sussistenza

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