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Everyone questions; everyone wonders and ponders the question of life,
Answering why life and why to an occurrence, why to existence.
Science answers questions, science tells us why,
Or does it?
Can science answer everything?
Can logic determine everything?
Modern times often ignore these questions,
Whether it’s because we have little time or just expect the answers to be blankly told to us.
Life is complicated.
Life is full of unanswerable questions; rhetorical thoughts.
Yet philosophy is a course: it is studied.
How can one study anything if there is no answer, no correct thought, no easy explanation, no a, b, c, or d answer,
Questions with no specific answer but a bubble on the Scantron of life with “all of the above” as an option,
Stories and people and proof that you are not alone in this confusing world,
That everyone has answered the questions: adding more possible answers to your list,
Making you choose whether you will fill in a bubble or write in the correct answer in the space provided.
Life is not a multiple-choice question, but an essay question where one can go deeper into the true question at hand.
The faculty of wonder,
We all have this ability, but do we all truly use it?
Philosophy isn’t complex,
It’s simply looking at what we...
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