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How to stop thinking philosophically? [closed]

My dilemma is that somehow I always get stuck thinking philosophically about things. One example is mathematics. For some reason, I always start thinking philosophically. Like word problems; I start ...
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Is being “needless” good?

Talking about human needs, suppose that there are two possibilities: We have a need called A and that would be definitely possible to satisfy A anytime we desire. We do not have any need called A, ...
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What is John Locke's legacy today? [closed]

How is John Locke alive today? Who did he influence?
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What do we mean by the term “Number of things”? [duplicate]

I am reading the book "The Number-System of Algebra (2nd edition)." I have some problems with the the first article: "Number". The author has confined the concept of number of things to the groups ...
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What does wisdom mean for a secular person?

I'm a Christian now, but I can remember the days when I was a rather unreflective atheist. Back then, I considered the word "wisdom" to be meaningless, and would be suspicious of anybody who claimed ...
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Did that rock just buy a pie? [closed]

Imagine a rock has become dislodged, rolling down a hill just on the outskirts of town. As it's rolling, it picks up an amount of money, which sticks to it. The rock has just enough momentum to roll ...