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DarwinsPitbull's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by DarwinsPitbull

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Anyway, philosophy never did a useful thing for humanity. Philosophy stands in the oposite side of science, almost as religion does.


Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" help gather people to fight the revolutionary war, which led to our independence. So there is one example where it helped.

But I think philosophy does more to help individuals than it does to help humanity as a whole.

Mon, 01 Dec 2008 16:55:00 UTC | #281065