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Battle is Our Bond

Flattening the curve of this one-sided distribution in partially accomplished with the intentions of intersectionality but I challenge all participants to study the Classics prior to demanding unsubstantiated formes of equality under their ideal bell curve.

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Battle is Our Bond

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

—Plato (c. 424 BC to c. 348 BC)

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Battle is Our Bond

Inspired by Plato (c. 424 BC to c. 348 BC)'s quote, "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle". The titled responsion is something that I find myself thinking about quite often.

Flattening the curve of this one-sided distribution is partially accomplished with the intentions of intersectionality but I challenge all participants to study the Classics prior to demanding unsubstantiated formes of equality under their ideal bell curve.

Plato - planksip
Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens.He is widely considered the pivotal figure in the development of Western philosophy.
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No One's Self Identity

Inspired by Jean-Jacques Rousseau's (1712-1778) quote, "The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless."

Lopsided emphasis towards imagination negates the beauty of reality. Tether the meta with the physical and the function will become self-evident. Negating knowledge to know one's self is a bias, repeated to the point of heuristic is tragic and part of the condition from which humanity suffers. Expand on this dichotomy.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau - planksip
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century.
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Especially if you are the Judge

Inspired by John Stuart Mill's (1806-1873)'s quote, "He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that". The titled responsion sounds a little judgemental, especially when repeated over and over again.

Lopsided distributions can signify an ignorance of sorts, ordered in such a way as to promote and propagate bias in the favour of a particular outcome. The smokescreen is plain to see when your view is grounded and viewed from a distance.

John Stuart Mill - planksip
John Stuart Mill was an English philosopher, political economist and civil servant. One of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism, he contributed widely to social theory...
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Whatever individuals accept, on subjects on which it is of the main significance to accept appropriately, they should have the option to protect against in any event the basic complaints. Be that as it may, somebody may state, "Left them alone showed the grounds of their assessments. It doesn't follow that sentiments must be simply parroted in light of the fact that they are never heard as opposed. People who learn calculation don't just submit the hypotheses to memory, however, comprehend and adapt moreover the exhibits; and it is silly to state that they stay oblivious of the grounds of mathematical certainties since they never hear anyone deny, and endeavour to negate them."

Undoubtedly: and such showing gets the job done regarding a matter like arithmetic, where there isn't anything at all to be said on an inappropriate side of the inquiry. The eccentricity of the proof of numerical realities is, that all the contention is on one side. There are no protests and no responses to complaints. However, regarding each matter on which distinction of supposition is conceivable, reality relies upon an equalization to be struck between two arrangements of clashing reasons. Indeed, even in the regular way of thinking, there is consistently some other clarification conceivable of similar realities; some geocentric hypothesis rather than heliocentric, some phlogiston rather than oxygen; and it must be indicated why that other hypothesis can't be the genuine one: and until this appears, and until we know how it appears, we don't comprehend the grounds of our assessment.

In any case, when we go to subjects interminably more muddled, to ethics, religion, legislative issues, social relations, and the matter of life, three-fourths of the contentions for each contested feeling comprise dispersing the appearances which favour some supposition not the same as it. The best speaker, spare one, of classical times, has left it on record that he generally contemplated his foe's case with as extraordinary, if not with still more noteworthy, force than even his own. What Cicero rehearsed as the methods for measurable achievement, needs to be imitated by all who concentrate on any subject so as to show up in reality. He who knows just his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons might be acceptable, and nobody may have had the option to invalidate them.

However, in the event that he is similarly incapable to invalidate the reasons on the contrary side; on the off chance that he doesn't to such an extent as comprehending what they may be, he has no ground for inclining toward either feeling. The sound situation for him would be suspension of judgment, and except if he satisfies himself with that, he is either driven by power or receives, similar to the consensus of the world, the side to which he feels most tendency.

Nor is it enough that he ought to hear the contentions of foes from his own educators, introduced as they state them, and joined by what they offer as nullifications. That isn't the best approach to do equity to the contentions or carry them into genuine contact with his own brain. He should have the option to hear them from people who really trust them; who shield them decisively and do their extremely most extreme for them. He should know them in their generally conceivable and influential structure; he should feel the entire power of the trouble which the genuine perspective regarding the matter needs to experience and discard; else he will never truly have himself of the part of the truth which meets and eliminates that trouble. 99 of every a hundred of what are called taught men are in this condition; even of the individuals who can contend smoothly for their sentiments. Their decision might be valid, however, it may be bogus for anything they know: they have never hurled themselves entirely into the psychological situation of the individuals who think uniquely in contrast to them and thought about what such people may need to state, and therefore they don't, in any appropriate feeling of the word, know the regulation which they themselves declare. They do not have a clue about those pieces of it which clarify and legitimize the rest of; contemplations that show that a reality which apparently clashes with another is reconcilable with it, or that, of two clearly solid reasons, one and not the other should be liked.

All that aspect of reality which turns the scale, and chooses the judgment of a totally educated psyche, they are aliens to; nor is it actually truly known, however to the individuals who have gone to similarly and fair-mindedly to the two sides, and attempted to see the reasons of both in the most grounded light. So fundamental is this order to a genuine comprehension of good and human subjects, that if adversaries of exceptionally significant certainties don't exist, it is basic to envision them, and flexibly them with the most grounded contentions which the most skilful contentious third party can evoke.

It's All an Illusion, Use Your Allusion

Inspired by György Lukács's (1885-1971) quote - "Only the dialectical conception of ... reality as a social process ... dissolves the fetishistic forms necessarily produced by the capitalist mode of production and enables us to see them as mere illusions which are not less illusory for being seen to be necessary."

The socially skewed perspectives of Marxist eschatology are exactly that despite any and all claims of materialism. Some say cultish behaviours and to this, my response is, ya, more or less. Moralists, like Montaigne, challenge the bourgeois from the inside out while Marxists want to irradicate the wealthy through Negative Dialectics (Adorno)? A revolution of sorts for the workers, which makes sense from Marx's perspective and oppressed life but the not so much from the working class Marxism claims to defend. Capitalism is not without its faults and materialism is eating us alive, driving us towards biodiversity oblivion but Marxism was and never will be the answer.

György Lukács - planksip
György Lukács was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher and one of the founders of Western Marxism, an interpretive tradition that departed from the Marxist ideological orthodoxy of the Soviet Union.

Iterative Processes in Plain Sight

Inspired by Steve Jobs's (1955-2011) quote, "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations". The titled responsion is ongoing and iterative. Obviously.

Steve Jobs - planksip
Steven Paul Jobs was an American business magnate and investor. He was the chairman, chief executive officer, and co-founder of Apple Inc., the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar.
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