Has technology and modern life driven you to feelings of isolation, discontentment, or powerlessnes, or at a loss for words at the existential dread that has all but consumed you?? Interested in talking about these issues, grounded in practical philosophy and reason, and discuss the experiences and trials of confronting the human spirit? For one… Continue reading New Meeting! Thurs 5pm in Venice Beach
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An Excerpt from Plato’s work “Phædo”
The senses are untrustworthy guides: they mislead the soul in the search for truth. Below an excerpt from Phaedo, by philosopher Plato. Phaedo is the last of Plato's four works detailing the final days of Socrates, transcribing his last dialogues with his close friends and students. This fourth dialogue deals primarily with the subject of… Continue reading An Excerpt from Plato’s work “Phædo”