Mês: novembro 2017

  • Notes on the “Apology of Socrates”.

    “Apology of Socrates” was written by Platão. Below are some statements made in that text. They aren’t quotations, but paraphrases, and may not reflect what I think about the subject. Sócrates used to strengthen the weaker opinions, showing the truth in unpopular thoughts. Comedians may end up spreading lies. If Sócrates acted like everyone else, […]

  • Notes on “Alcibiades I”.

    “Alcibiades I” was written by Platão. Below are some statements made in that text. They aren’t citations. They do not necessarely reflect my opinions on this subject. When in doubt, you call an expert. It’s a shame when an expert can not name his own field. You shouldn’t start an unjust war. There’s no consensus […]

  • Notes on “The Tranquility of the Soul”.

    “The Tranquility of the Soul” was written by Sêneca. Below are some statements made in that book. They are not citations. Questions can be asked in the comments. If you feel temptation, that’s because you are giving effort into resisting. Good intentions can stand between you and virtue. Tranquility is the feeling of having nothing […]

  • Notes on “The Republic”.

    “A República” was written by Platão. Below are some statements made in that text. They may or may not reflect what I think about this subject. Questions about my personal opinion can be asked in the comments. The aging process kills youthful desires, which enslave the young men. Wisdom makes it tolerable to age. If […]

  • Feuerbach’s “The Essence of Christianity”.

    “The Essence of Christianity” was written by Ludwig Feuerbach. Below are some annotations I made about his work. An annotation reflects what the author thinks about the subject and may or may not reflect what I think about the same subject. Any questions about my personal opinion can be asked in the comments. Naturally, animals […]

  • A “Carta a Einstein, 1932” de Freud.

    “Carta a Einstein, 1932” foi escrita por Freud. Abaixo, algumas afirmações feitas no texto. Elas podem ou não corresponder ao que eu penso sobre o assunto. Perguntas sobre minha opinião podem ser feitas nos comentários. Um problema de época: é possível um futuro sem guerra? O avanço tecnológico não é capaz de parar a guerra. […]

  • Freud’s “Letter to Einstein, 1932”.

    “Letter to Einstein, 1932” was written by Freud. Below are some annotations I made about that text. They may or may not reflect what I think about this subject. Questions about my personal opinion can be asked in the comments. Is it possible a future without war? Technological progress isn’t enough to stop war. A […]