Thursday, September 3, 2020

Original Philosophy is Extremely Rare

What is true for a tree is true for a philosophy as well. The emergence of new branches and twigs, and the sprouting and shedding of leaves do not create a new tree—likewise, superficial changes do not create a new or original philosophy. All major philosophies are like the branches and leaves of the same gigantic tree of knowledge which has been growing since ancient times.

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