Upon the bedrock of philosophy can we build all our ideals, values, and rules of life.

The table of values

Let us consider — almost all fields of study rely on some sort of foundation or ground truth in terms of value.

For example, the philosophy of socialism says:

The greatest good for all humans.

But … why?

Or let us say about these nonsensical “singularity” thinkers. They want to live forever. But who is to say to live forever is a desirable thing?

Or let us talk about the capitalists. They want to make more money, more efficiently. But who is to say more money is better?

So who is the one to dictate all this? The philosopher — the legislator of the future (in the words of Nietzsche).


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