Voltaire on the good life
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Voltaire on the good life

As mentioned in the introduction to the previous quote, Voltaire was an advocate of the rights inherent in every human being. In Voltaire's opinion, it is precisely this freedom that makes us so unique as human beings. For although we can disagree with everything someone says, we must give the other person the freedom to say what...

On Hegelian pessimism
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On Hegelian pessimism

Slavoj Zizek, one of the famous philosophers of our time, once said that Hegelian pessimism was wonderful to see in the late eighteenth century and in the centuries that followed. But we will now take a closer look at what exactly is so special about this pessimism. The term "pessimism" comes from the Latin word "pessimus", the superlative of "malus" and...

Vincent van Gogh: Don't complain about your suffering
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Vincent van Gogh: Don't complain about your suffering

Vincent van Gogh, one of the most famous and influential painters of the 19th century, once said that suffering without complaint is the only lesson we have to learn in this life. This quote sheds insightful light on the life and art of this extraordinary artist. In this article, we will take a closer look at this statement....

The joys of starting

The joys of starting

Especially in the last years I find more and more fun to try new things. Whether it was trying to start a sustainable clothing label with a friend, this blog, playing guitar, sports or setting myself little challanges. With all this trial and error, I've noticed some interesting things that I'd love to share with you....