Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche on uniqueness, diversity and unity

At bottom, every man knows perfectly well that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer.

Daniel Dennett: How Memes Made Minds

Philosopher Dan Dennett makes a compelling argument that not only don’t we understand our own consciousness, but that half the time our brains are actively fooling us. Dan Dennett argues that human consciousness and free will are the result of physical processes. His 2003 book “Freedom Evolves” explores how our brains evolved to give us…