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Old 03-Sep-2015, 02:26 PM (14:26)   #1
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Default Bertrand Russell's Nightmares of Eminent Persons

Philosopher Bertrand Russell had written several "Nightmares of Eminent Persons" to illustrate various philosophical points.

The Theologian's Nightmare -- a theologian dreams that he has gone to Heaven, but he discovers that the Earth is cosmologically insignificant, an extremely obscure place instead of the center of God's attentions.

Document21 - Russell, Bertrand - The Metaphysician's Nightmare.pdf -- someone who decided to use the word "not" after experiencing a Hell of absurdities, like shuffling a deck of cards and always getting the same perfect order.

Josef Stalin Nightmare -- he is captured and some peaceniks try kindness and benevolence on him, but he is driven nuts by them.
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Oops about The Metaphysician's Nightmare -- someone who decided never to use the word "not" and other negations.
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