Category Archives: Philosophy

My deception with The Lefhand of Darkeness :(

I read The Left Hand of Darkness with anxiety and aiming at finding the Ursula K. LeGuin that appears on the sci-fi short stories, the one that is sharp, strong, feminist, savage, intellectual, the one that makes me feel uncomfortable … Continue reading

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The Man in the High Castle: the book, the series

This is the master piece from Philip K. Dick, above Do Androids Dream of Electric Ship?—better known as Blade Runner for its cinematic version—and Minority Report, also taken to Hollywood. The Man in the High Castle is a literary masterpiece. … Continue reading

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USS Callister

First impression of this episode is you’re either watching a parody or a homage to Star Trek. As it flows, you realize the Star Trek issue was simply the pretext to reproduce a new version of the classic episode It’s … Continue reading

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Life Sucks in Grimms’ Tales

For the Grimm brothers the raw, inevitable, injustice of life keeps coming back and forth is. This may be weird for some of us because after the Second World War, the US and Europe have insisted in promoting an idea … Continue reading

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Why are Dungeons and Dragons movies so bad?

Why are Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) movies so bad? First, because they have not portrayed an original plot, and second they have tried to represent D&D play-rules instead of showing an exciting adventure. Just read one of the close to … Continue reading

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Moral y muerte

Si la muerte es la condición de la existencia para los seres vivos, para los seres racionales es además el origen de la moral. La moral en términos kantianos es la posibilidad de un ser racional de verse a sí … Continue reading

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Muerte, vida, existencia

La muerte es eterna y la vida solo una estrella fugaz. La muerte es permanente y la vida efímera, por eso dice Schopenhauer: “La muerte es la destrucción violenta del error fundamental de nuestro ser, el gran desengaño”. Morir es … Continue reading

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Schopenhauer y la muerte

En este momento y desde hace diez días estoy viendo a mi madre morir, está a mi lado ahora. Quizá la sola ortografía y longitud del nombre del filosofo alemán hagan que varios le huyan, pero un acercamiento a sus … Continue reading

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Socrates’ Last Irony

Socrates is the first liberal because in his trial he defends his freedom of speech on the basis that he is not harming the others, the young men specifically. As there is no damage to others, Socrates’ actions would fit … Continue reading

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