The Sophist
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The Sophist

Four Ideas to Live By

Philosophical principles for authentic living

Most people live by belief. They believe in a moral order that is handed down to them. Some things are right, some things are wrong. Don’t ask why.

The four ideas to live by in the following text are not beliefs. They are ideas that are built on first principles, not beliefs. A first principle is a self-evident or observed…



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Steven Gambardella

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