Tagged: relationship

Friedrich Nietzsche and Lou von Salomé, the myth of marriage proposals

The following is not really a paradox as such, but rather falls into the category that I call ‘philosophy gossip’. It could still be thought of as a paradox, but then in the Greek sense of the word – something that is “contrary to common belief”. There is also a double paradox that is the result of the following analysis; though my primary aim here is to shed some light on a historical misrepresentation that...

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All men are getting lucky all the time, and all the women are virgins

There is this old movie, I am guessing it was the 80’s, where the main character wakes up one morning, makes himself a cup of coffee (or tea), and gets to work (or maybe he was a student, which is work in some sense). In that first scene, we hear him think (or was it speak out loud?): “If all men are getting lucky all the time, and all the women are virgins; who is...