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Trying to understand reality lead to understanding useless things?

The Value of Prudence https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prudence 1 : the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason 2 : sagacity or shrewdness in the management of ...
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Trying to understand reality lead to understanding useless things?

If you don't mind me saying so, your question shows a lack of clarity in your thinking. The answer to your questions depends on what you mean by the truest possible understanding of reality. For ...
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Trying to understand reality lead to understanding useless things?

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” -Ludwig Wittgenstein, TLP 5.6 "Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone." -Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
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Trying to understand reality lead to understanding useless things?

No, I don't think we need to know everything to understand reality. What we need is to know enough about everything. This is what I mean by enough. We understand something by building, in our ...
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Trying to understand reality lead to understanding useless things?

There is no useless information; everything is foundational. For example, I've sometimes suspected that theoretical physics is a house of cards; assumptions built on top of assumptions, and such a ...
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Trying to understand reality lead to understanding useless things?

There are two questions there: how to understand reality fully; and what is useful or useless knowledge. The first is quite obviously not possible for us humans: our brain capacity, and our time, is ...
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Are all morals grounded in the family structure?

Justice seems to me to come most naturally in the family and clan. Nietzsche talked about master morality vs. slave morality. I think more primitive and foundational is “parent morality”: Imagine a ...
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