Pronuncia il tuo nome a voce alta dentro una stanza vuota. Prendi un treno senza conoscerne la destinazione. Immagina che il mondo finisca nel giro di venti secondi. Immagina una storia d'amore con una sconosciuta. E così via. Non lo diresti mai, ma questi esercizi sono chiavi per aprire le porte del pensiero filosofico. Scintille per accenderlo nella tua mente. Esperienze pratiche per esplorare i tuoi limiti, porti nuove domande e meravigliarti di ciò che ti circonda. Roger-Pol Droit presenta questi 101 esercizi mentali per far sì che il tuo mondo non sia mai più lo stesso.
- ISBN: 8831321021
- Casa Editrice: Blackie
- Pagine: 336
Have you ever peeled an apple in your head? Have you ever left a movie theatre in the climax of the story? This book is full of different experiments that one might do, and see the impact on their lives. Now none of these experiments are deadly or harmful, they have usually a mental or emotional impa Leggi tutto
In short: this starts off strong. Thought-provoking, and quite beautifully written. But soon, all the 'experiments' (which don't actually need to be performed -- they're thought experiments at best, and ramblings at face value) blend together into one big "Accept Your Own Mortality & The Pointlessne Leggi tutto
Thought provoking and fun. A book to be savoured and dipped into from time to time. I've been practicing "See the Stars Below You" as I fall asleep at night. Dazzling!
One of the most unique books I've ever read. It's full of experiments that sort of challenge your view of reality. Definitely walks a fine line between cool & stupid, but I thoroughly enjoyed it.
It's an interesting premise: Simple exercises you can perform in your own house, or out around your neighborhood can shake you out of your unenlightenedness... it's a do-it-yourself philosophy book for those who want to learn about the nature of their true self. The exercises are short in description Leggi tutto
some of his suggestions/quotes: "telephone at random, tell them who you are" "drink while urinating" "imagine the stars below you" "what makes a small circus so moving is its mixture of misery and reverie" "blue icing can provoke a kind of indefinable malaise" and my favorite- "watch dust in the sun". you Leggi tutto
I am enjoying this little book. I say "enjoying" rather than "enjoyed" because it is not really the type of book you read front to back and assimilate at once. It is intended to be a book that you jump into at random for inspiration and firestarters for the imagination. Some of the experiments are m Leggi tutto
we all ought to try to see the world in different ways, rather than how society breeds us to see it. thus, when we drink while urinating, follow the movement of ants and visualize piles of human organs, our lives become a little livelier.
Formato interessante de cronicas, com algumas otimas práticas para se espantar com o cotidiano.
strange things become thoughtful insights
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