philosophy: soul food
Abishai100

Clementon, NJ

#1 Jan 22, 2013
Is there a philosophical relationship between nihilism and cannibalism? That is if human beings practice cannibalism are they in some intellectual way denying their logical obligation towards sensible altruism?

If human beings are morally obligated to celebrate altruism and empathy and avoid self-destructively greedy and gluttonous acts of self-preservation (i.e., cannibalism) then meditating on the behavioral virtues and social practices that make altruism profitable makes human beings more peaceful.

During the Middle Ages, knights pursued the Crusades and searched with devotion for the sacred Holy Grail and this passionate conviction for something spiritual gave them incredible courage and strength, but this courage is rightly contrasted with the physical courage gained from wrath, barbarism, and tyranny.

If there are multiple forms of courage, perhaps human beings are obligated to understand how the properties of differing views (i.e., nihilism versus altruism) creates structurally different forms of courage and governance, an academic quandary explored by the diligent Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli.

Do civilization-themed Hollywood (USA) movies such as "Greedy" (1994) and "Body of Lies" (2008) suggest that humanity is interested in celebrating curiosity about ethics debate?

Are they printing movie posters on hemp/recycled paper yet?

God bless!
Abishai100

Nanjing, China

#2 Dec 26, 2013
If human beings are morally obligated to celebrate altruism and empathy and avoid self-destructively greedy and gluttonous acts of self-preservation (i.e., cannibalism) then meditating on the behavioral virtues and social practices that make altruism profitable makes human beings more peaceful.

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