Who Is Responsible For The Absence of Absolute Truths In Modern Days?

I.e., who is responsible for post-modernity?

Alexander Bird
Mar 10 · 5 min read
Who turned off the lights? (1) by Feydey on Wikimedia. (2) by Light show on Wikimedia.

You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you. — Heraclitus.

However, there are still those who attribute to Einstein the idea that everything is “relative”, which is quite rude, after all, Einstein did not support this way of thinking. For him, time is relative because the speed of light is a universal constant. Moreover, the term “relativity” already existed in Newtonian physics.

  • Nietzsche, on the other hand, was more radical than Spinoza. He subverted all Socratic-Christian ethics. For Nietzsche, there is no “good vs evil”. This division of the world is, for him, very limited, and causes us to fail to understand that everything changes (yes, he was a big fan of Heraclitus).
(1) Gödel by Photocolorization on Wikimedia. (2) the previous image with a PhotoFunia “pop art effect”.

The Bad Influence

CREATIVITY INCITES CHANGE

Alexander Bird

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Top-writer in Science. M.A. in Philosophy. And my favorite science fictions are Metropolis and King Kong. alexand3r.bird@gmail.com

The Bad Influence

We’re a Bad Influence because we INCITE change through inclusion, thought and creativity. We imagine a world where people can think critically, express themselves, and thumb their nose at the status quo, together.

Alexander Bird

Written by

Top-writer in Science. M.A. in Philosophy. And my favorite science fictions are Metropolis and King Kong. alexand3r.bird@gmail.com

The Bad Influence

We’re a Bad Influence because we INCITE change through inclusion, thought and creativity. We imagine a world where people can think critically, express themselves, and thumb their nose at the status quo, together.

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