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Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself and the True Value of Education
Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself and the True Value of Education

“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life.”

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Schopenhauer on Style
Schopenhauer on Style

“Truth that is naked is the most beautiful, and the simpler its expression the deeper is the impression it makes.”

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Elizabeth Gilbert on How Schopenhauer’s Porcupine Dilemma Reveals the Secret of Happiness
Elizabeth Gilbert on How Schopenhauer’s Porcupine Dilemma Reveals the Secret of Happiness

On how to connect without getting pricked.

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In Defense of Boredom: 200 Years of Ideas on the Virtues of Not-Doing from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
In Defense of Boredom: 200 Years of Ideas on the Virtues of Not-Doing from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Bertrand Russell, Søren Kierkegaard, Andrei Tarkovsky, Susan Sontag, Adam Phillips, Renata Adler, and more.

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19th-Century German Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer Presages the Economics and Ethics of the Web and Modern Publishing
19th-Century German Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer Presages the Economics and Ethics of the Web and Modern Publishing

A 19th-century critique of the moral failures of linkbait, cat slideshows, and needless pagination.

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