The word philosophyhas two definitive definitions. The first simply means to pursue, or strive for,wisdom. I beg to differ in the understanding of the fault I make in trying togain this unprecedented knowledge. ‘ The knowledge that we as a unity try tostrive for have made us, again as a unity, divides.
I asked myself exactly howwe have achieved civilized chaos’ in the search for our solutions andresolutions of the very virus’ it seems we have caused. I would not of coursego so far as to say a civil war between the generations within this house, butmoreover to express that simply by me using philosophy, it becomes not only mybenefit, but a mutualism between us. Please feel more than obliged to correct me if I am incorrect (morallyor politically) but are we not all philosophers ourselves? As a baker’svocation is to bake, a philosopher’s vocation is to think. Is it not that weall think? I was deeply saddened at your comments in the oppression andrestriction to what I may or may not strive to think.
As a pacifist and non-sadist, I call what you believe in as ingraining or indoctrination’, whereasour own society may call it brainwashing’. Our human nature gives us freedom,as does the Constitution. It guarantees us the right to life, liberty, and thepursuit of happiness. Within the refines of this home, I find it a task to seethose liberties granted.
Here is a few of the world’s greatest oppressors: JimJones, Adolph Hitler, Napoleon Bonaparte, Julius Caesar, David Koresh, and AntonSzandor LaVey. I know, as well as you, that these notorious six are among theworld’s most hated. However here are a few oppressors from another standpoint:Sigmund Freud, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Jesus Christ, Mahatma Ghandi, andSiddharta Guatama the Buddha. These are the exact opposite of the previouslymentioned, who put an oppression into a good morality. It’s not about who usesthe gift, it’s the entirety of the user’s ethics. The second definition of the word philosophy aptly states that it is thedesire to learn more through speculation rather than observation.
Withoutspeculation, we as a planet would be at loss. There would never have beendiscoveries of planets, medicinal uses, genetic finds, and behavioral studies. Lets face it, without philosophy, we would still get leeched at the doctors forthe common cold. These fine discoveries were all made by philosophers. Nowthese philosophers were brave enough to challenge science, the government, andeven the Church. Now, I am not one to stand here and say that I will believe inunholy blasphemy, but rather I feel I should receive the liberty to speak freelyas long as I hold myself in a civil and adult manner.
In conclusion to this essay, I must tell you that this in itself is myphilosophy. I believe it was the great reformist Voltaire who says, I do notagree with a single word you say, but will fight to the death your right to sayit. In some respects, I feel non-indifferent to his theory. So I beseech youto help yourselves as well as others in this house to let me speak freely of myphilosophy, for the word is simply a synonym to the word think.
The famousquote, I think, therefore I am. supports my belief and should support yours. Furthermore, if we do not philosophize, we do not think. Scholars have made itknown that the only relics of others are within their philosophy. For instance,GOD, Elshadai, or Adanai, is known exclusively through his philosophies. TheBible refers to creation as, .
. . and GOD saw it was good. . .
GODphilosophized that things were good. I know you cannot disagree with me on thisreasoning, for you would be one to doubt GOD. I am trying my best to not makethis about theology, but to simply keep it within one field. In short: the onlypeople that choose to who .