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Practical philosophy

You know, in this day and age the term philosopher is disparaged. There are a bunch of academics debating the works of people long dead, trying to stretch writings and sayings to fit their own worldview. They argue over punctuation and the implication of what was not said in which edition. Most of the people called philosophers today are little better than research librarians. They don't think about the practical application, you see.
     — NeoWayland
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☥ ▽ Heinlein Day

Robert A. Heinlein • Before birthday

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☥ ▽ ❝Obey the principles without being bound by them.❞

Bruce Lee • Before passing day

Lived 27Nov1940 to 20July1973 (32). Cultural icon. filmmaker, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of Jeet Kune Do. Notable Chinese American when there were hardly any positive Asians in Western popular culture. The most influential martial artist of modern times.

Obey the principles without being bound by them.
     — Bruce Lee

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“Isaiah's Job” by Albert Jay Nock

For length reasons, this entry appears on it's own page.

This first appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in 1936. It was published by William Morrow & Company of New York in the now out of print Nock's own Free Speech and Plain Language in 1937.

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