Tag: modern civilization
Post-Covid philosophy: The illusion of Freedom. (And why you are addicted to it)
In the face of the Covid pandemic (coronavirus) many countries imposed nation-wide lockdowns. We are now at the phase of easing those lockdowns. Businesses start operating gradually again and life is beginning to regain its momentum. During one of the previous days and as part of this ‘going back to normal’ phase we are all […]
Coronavirus: Selecting who will die. Playing God. Hubris. Punishment.
Many talk about the coronavirus. Many have opinions. Many theories. And one theory that is starting to gain a lot of followers is the one that England has decided to apply: Let’s sacrifice some to save others. Let the vulnerable groups and old men die and let the rest live. If we don’t do it, […]
Coronavirus. Human arrogance. Death.
Just before the coronavirus outbreak in China, we all were reading great articles and scientific announcements about how science will soon beat even death and make us immortal… Now we know that the giant we believed in had legs of clay. Now we are collectively trying to survive from a virus in the midst of […]
Coronavirus, Christianity, Death, “sissies”…
There is a lot of discussion about the new coronavirus affecting the world as we speak. Harmonia Philosophica usually does not deal with such news since our focus is philosophy and not everyday matters. Our subject is the eternal, not the ephemeral. And yet, as we have said many times here, the ephemeral is sometimes […]
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