Philosophy & Unlearning

The real social function of philosophy is to prevent mankind from losing itself in the ideas which the existing organization of society instills into its members.

 M. Horkheimer

#twisdom #freedom #critique

Face to Face

A good friend will always stab you in the front.

Oscar Wilde

#twisdom #conflict

Nature’s Comrade

The philosopher neither obeys nor commands; she seeks to be at one with nature.

H. Bergson

#twisdom #philo #intuition

Living Ideas

It is foolish to reckon that ideas are present only when they explicitly declare themselves.

Molly Worthen

#twisdom #ideas

Second-Hand World

Between consciousness & existence stand meanings, designs, communications which other men have passed on. 

C.W. Mills 

#twisdom #mediation 

Communal Residual

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer

#twisdom #conformity

Tending Love

Your task is not to seek for love,but to find the barriers within yourself you built against it.

Rumi

#twisdom #love

Self Art

Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow up in him!

Nietzsche

#twisdom #autoMediation

No Hate

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
MLKJ

#twisdom #peace

Unequal Crime

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

Honore de Balzac

#twisdom #inequality