Thursday, August 4, 2016

Post-reality. What a concept.

Schopenhauer, as Monty Python pointed out, was boozy bigger who could drink you under the table. A lesser known fact? He ruined reality for everybody.

He wrote a book called "The World as Will and Idea." Not an easy read. The big point: Reality isn't some objective something out there. The world is what you make of it. What you want frames reality.
Think of reality as a roarshack blot. There's no meaning there. Mind imposes meaning.
The genius with the most powerful will wins.
So, a cannibal frames you as food.

The boozy Schopenhauer framed this as a hellish Buddhist nightmare. 

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