Category: Philosophy / Lifestyle

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Women kisses Sex Robot

Love and Sex of the Future

More love and sex of the future here. Part I by: Roanne van Voorst/nrc Amsterdam, August 11, 2021–In a brothel with sex dolls, an anthropologist wonders: “What will humans learn or unlearn about love and intimacy through these robots?” The problem wasn’t his bald head, though that contrasted rather unexpectedly with the full head of…
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Albert Camus

Absurdism: 7 Life Lessons From Albert Camus

In this video we will be talking about 7 Life Lessons From Albert Camus. Albert Camus is one of the most representative figures of the philosophy of the “absurd” or “absurdism,” and his philosophy has inspired a lot of people in dealing with the absurdity of life. 7 Live Lessons So with that in mind,…
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Albert Camus Nobel Prize

Albert Camus’ speech at the Nobel Banquet at the City Hall in Stockholm

Albert Camus’ Nobel Prize in Literature acceptance speech, given at Stockholm on December 10, 1957. He was awarded the prize “for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times”. The translated Speech: Sire, Madam, Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen, When I received the distinction with…
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Martha Nussbaum

Of Beauty and Consolation Episode 7 Martha Nussbaum

Journalist Wim Kayzer interviews Martha Nussbaum. The American philosopher studied at New York University and Harvard. Later she wrote books like The Fragility of Goodness. She talks about her youth, the relationship with her parents, Sophocles, Aristotle and philosophy as comfort. Dutch Journalist Wim Kayzer interviews Martha Nussbaum. The American philosopher studied at the university…
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Werner Bartens Love Sex

Sex, Love and the other secret things

Long-, short- or other term relations According to Werner Bartens by Rosan Hollak/ nrc Amsterdam, July 29th 2021–When you have just fallen in love, you are almost bursting with zest for life. Dopamine is released in the brain. That works as a stimulant, it makes you look at the world through rose-colored glasses. That one…
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Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire inspirator and early influencer

An example of and for Life ??  by Arnold Heumakers/nrc Amsterdam, July 29th 2021– One of the most remarkable prose poems in Baudelaire’s Le Spleen de Paris (1869) is about a mother whose son committed suicide. He hanged himself in the house of the painter, where the boy lived. The mother asks the painter (who…
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Bertrand Russell 1957

Bertrand Russell: His Philosophy

From Mathematics to Philosophy Romney Wheeler interviews British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic Bertrand Russell at Russell’s home in Surrey, England. Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (b. May 18, 1872 at Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales; † February 2, 1970 at Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, Wales) was a British philosopher, mathematician, religious critic, and logician.…
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Story of our Life

The Story of our Life

Part III by: A. van Veelen Amsterdam, June 28th 2021– It is as if Amsterdam Football Club and Ajax’s selection escapes relegation in the post-competition and we still praise the coach: just go for it, he did it in the very end. Nothing seems to break our self-image. No pandemic, benefits disaster or corruption scandal. The…
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Counting Pennies with a Broken Soul

Our Own Story of Life

Our Life Our Story Part II A. van Veelen Amsterdam, June 28th 2021– Anyone selling gossip is shooting him/herself in the foot.  Branding comes from burning.  You burn your fingers somewhere. Just look at the influencer without a last name. Zero experience with buying Chinese mouth caps, and yet he talked a hundred million into…
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Albert Camus

Tribute to Albert Camus

1913 – 1960 Part II Anton Foek Amsterdam, June 2021– By 1943, he was back in France, to join the staff of the clandestine Resistance newspaper Combat, and publish those books: first the novel “The Stranger” and then a book of philosophical essays, “The Myth of Sisyphus.” The novel and the essays announced the same theme,…
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