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"Conspiracy theories are political propaganda and the best antidote is to expose their political agenda" -Quassim Cassam (Warwick) on the politics of conspiracy theories. • Street epistemology: Talking about whether mathematics are discovered or invented

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"Conspiracy theories are political propaganda and the best antidote is to expose their political agenda" -Quassim Cassam (Warwick) on the politics of conspiracy theories. newstatesman.com • r/philosophy • u/ajwendland share
Street epistemology: Talking about whether mathematics are discovered or invented youtu.be • r/philosophy • u/PartTimeTunafish share
United by Feelings: Universal emotions are the deep engine of human consciousness and the basis of our profound affinity with other animals aeon.co • r/philosophy • u/The_Ebb_and_Flow share
"...be satisfied with even the smallest progress, and treat the outcome of it all as unimportant." -Meditations 9.24 r/Stoicism • u/austindcc share

Full context from Hays translation:

The design of the world is like a flood, sweeping all before it. The foolishness of them--little men busy with affairs of state, with philosophy--or what they think of as philosophy.

Marcus's view on anger r/Stoicism • u/dpsdhruv share

“Keep this thought handy when you feel a fit of rage coming on—it isn’t manly to be enraged.

Why does Zizek think that " following your passion" is a problematic statement? r/askphilosophy • u/sarvam-sarvatmakam share

So I was listening to an interview of Zizek and he said that in late modern capitalism of today, the predominant form of ideology is an enlightened hedonism, slightly spiritualized.

Is Philosophy Tube, a channel on Youtube a good introduction to philosophy? r/askphilosophy • u/cez619 share
Most interesting podcast episode for a philosophy newbie? r/askphilosophy • u/FoolishDog share

I am going on a road trip with my girlfriend and was looking to introduce her to the fun of philosophy. I mean, it’s not that she hasn’t been introduced before because I have talked about my interests and reading extensively, she just finds it boring and pointless which is a shame.

Theodor Adorno – Exposing capitalism’s domination the-tls.co.uk • r/CriticalTheory • u/georglukacs share
The misunderstood Adam Smith gets both credit and blame for modern capitalism | CBC Radio cbc.ca • r/CriticalTheory • u/tmacnb share
What's a Decent Starting Place for Learning to Read Hegel? r/askphilosophy • u/Patreecko94 share

I've heard Jean Hyppolite's Genesis and Structure of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit is a good start, but I was wondering what everyone here thinks.

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