EXPHILO

existentialist philosophy

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EXPHILO by Gian Andrea

April 12, 2019

"THERE IS NO AVOIDING WAR; IT CAN ONLY BE POSTPONED TO THE ADVANTAGE OF OTHERS"

It definitely took me years to properly understand the full extent of Machiavelli's formula. [1]

I was a little kid the first time I held a copy of 'The Prince' and the real meaning wasn't ob...

March 31, 2018

[part  1 of 2 ]

* readers beware, this is going to be a rather offensive piece.

Especially if you don't read it.

Oh, boy, that was a long time coming, wasn't it?

I always said, if I wasn't a philosopher, I'd be a preacher.

(or a`an archaeologist, possibly; but that's a stor...

March 20, 2017

"Dinosauria, We"

  by Charles Bukowski


 

Born like this 
Into this 
As the chalk faces smile 
As Mrs. Death laughs 
As the elevators break 
As political landscapes dissolve 
As the supermarket bag boy holds a college degree 
As the oily fish spit out their oily prey 
As...

March 16, 2017

"[the cross] that's a form a meditation. I contemplate the moment in the garden, the idea of allowing your own crucifixion.."

"I consider myself a realist, but in philosophical terms, I'm what's called a pessimist"

“I believe human consciousness is a tragic misstep in hu...

February 19, 2017

"some people go 'oh, isn't the world a crazy place?
and they're fine with that... and I'm like
'no, this is fucked up,.. this is really fucked up..
it's like the dark age of people.." [D.S}
Throughout all this past week, I ended up discussing in a way or another whethe...

January 12, 2017

It all starts from here, now.
The other way around, you see. As you were supposed to live any other life than this.
And it all happened very quickly, really.
I mean, I remember one day I've been like - living my life in the same way I had till then - and the day after...

January 8, 2017

After a long sleepless night I eventually got to the conclusion that the first, true, philosopher, - the one that got the ball rolling, -must have been the first man that stopped doing something and actually thought at what he is was doing.
Beyond any automatic, self-s...

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