Make Ideas Great for You

“Men and women range themselves into three classes or orders of intelligence; you can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest by their preference for the discussion of ideas.”

3 Ways to Make Ideas For You (and this includes making a discussion of ideas more enjoyable and exciting)

“Men and women range themselves into three classes or orders of intelligence; you can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest by their preference for the discussion of ideas.”

Henry Thomas Buckle

Three Steps to Take, to Make Ideas Great for You


1. Immerse don’t averse
2. Know the Basics (and admit your ignorance)
3. Run your kingdom, not your Serfdom: Build Your Legacy, Not Your Creature Comforts

Upshots

  • Ideas can transcend division (for instance, Racism, see my article here)
  • Unify differences
  • Bring commonality from differences
  • Transcend provincialism
  • Grow a perennial moral community, beyond your city, state, time, and culture

Other Links About Ideas

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Author: TheCommoner

I am a philosopher that is interested in what makes life worth living, what is worth pursuing, and how we can learn from the past. I believe that good philosophy benefits everyone and that there should be philosophers that present philosophy to those outside of the academy.