It’s cool, really, but did Kafka really influence Nietzsche? And Nietzsche influence Plato? This seems unlikely.
although the time travel novel explaining how Nietzsche went back to help teenage Plato would be fantastic
"All my eccentricity, O, it is nothing but a cleverly devised hoax to conceal my misery. What cost me in private the bitterest tears and plunged me into despair I explained away as pride and all that."
Soren Kierkegaard Journals and Papers 1849 (via sorensays)
how does kierkegaard so often cut to the soul?
And mathematics is the language it’s written in.
and philosophy is the poetry and music you get from mathematical logic that brings you back into reality
Just because something is immoral doesn’t make it illegal.
Philosophy/Political Science, Middlebury College
i mean… law and morality 101?
DISCOVERY: that the addition of “Harry” to almost any Plato quote makes it seem legitimately like a nugget of wisdom out of the mouth of Albus Dumbledore.
"Death is not the worst that can happen to men, Harry."
"Harry, good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others."
"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it, Harry."
"Harry, how can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?"
"Harry, astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other."
"He was a wise man who invented beer, Harry."
Today, I was answering an Interrogatory which asked us to identify the basis of a contention that “Plaintiff, in any way assumed the risk of any of his acts”
So: “Defendant is unable to answer this interrogatory as phrased, as it cannot provide a factual basis for a tautology.”
HA MY DEGREE IS USEFUL BITCHES
50% of me wants to be the type of girl who does yoga at night, and drinks green tea, and reads books, and wears cute pyjamas, and stays at home; while the other 50% of me wants to wear my sexiest outfit and go out doing lines of cocaine off strippers racks while dancing to dirty music until I black out.
why can’t I have my cake and eat it too?
this is how i like to think of myself, but make that 25%, 25%, and then 50% philosopher queen
Seriously, sexyhofo is my college life. So much.
(Source: acid-in-wonderland, via philosop-her)
"girl, i’ll forgo the categorical imperative if you use me as a means to your end"