Pharmacology and psychology fill the space that philosophy once occupied,
Taking the onus to find meaning and happiness away from the individual,
Moving it to external sources.
Live better with the assistance of various substances and biochemical manipulation
Or with the help of someone else shrinking your head.
Meanwhile, philosophy has become associated with irrelevance, a kind of intellectual masturbation.
It is no longer considered practical information that can help us live happier, more meaningful lives.
To a great extent
Your thinking got you where you are
Your thinking can get you out of it
And that is what philosophy is all about.
Philosophy is not dead. It’s just gone to sleep for a while.
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