Philosophy Has Been a Catastrophic Failure

The problem is, that by and large, philosophy has been a catastrophic failure, and arguably has done far more harm than good, while science has been a profound success. Why? Because the difference between philosophizing and theorizing, is that science includes a process for conducting due diligence against error, bias, wishful-thinking, fictionalism (pseudoscience, pseudo-rationalism, supernaturalism) and deceit, and philosophy provides means of justifying error, bias, wishful-thinking, fictionalism and deceit. Philosophy appears in practice to consist largely of sophisms and justifications that like numerology and astrology (or Pilpul and Critique), can construct fallacious arguments in favor of anything imaginable. In this sense philosophy in retrospect appears as little more that either the literature of moral fiction, or the literature of upper middle class appeal for changes to the status quo. In other words, the only difference between religion and philosophy is the same as the difference between numerology and astrology: the justification for an arbitrary means of decidability completely discontiguous with reality. As an economist and theorist in testimony (truthful speech) a non-cursory review of history leads one to the rather obvious conclusion that most philosophers were engaged in acts of fraud. Socrates (or Marxist Critique) and Plato (or Rabbinical Pilpul), against Aristotle (evidence), Machiavelli (evidence), Bacon (empiricism), Darwin and Maxwell (science). One is far better off studying the evolution of the disciplines rather than the secular theology of philosophers — particularly the germans, who, Kant having supplied an artifice of nonsense by which to excuse Rousseau’s nonsense, send the entire germanic world into nothing but secular version of christianity.

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