I divide human into two complete different categories: ¡°commoner¡± and ¡°philosopher.¡± Why philosopher retains the highest social status? And not commoner? Why some commoners never want to be philosophers? This article would serve as an introduction to philosophical studies.
There is only one element that makes anyone a philosopher or a commoner. This element is that ¡°the commoner never wants to reach the goal¡±, but ¡°philosopher¡¯s vision is the goal.¡±
Why commoner never wants to reach the goal? Imagine you are eating very delicious food in a posh restaurant. The goal of eating is to be full, but you never want to reach this goal, right? As you eat, you always want to retain your appetite and be hungrier, so you can carry on eating and enjoying yourself in that restaurant.
The second example is ¡°sexual intercourse.¡± As you are having sex, you never want to reach the goal. I know that this example seems disgusting to some of you, but to make you deeply understand, I have to pick a very practical example.
According to the above-addressed two examples, commoner values daily funds: eating, having sex, comfort and other worldly cares and always want to remain the status quo. But they do not know or want to reach the goals of those worldly cares. ¡°Indulging with daily, worldly cares make us commoner.¡± Philosopher does walk on a very different path: reaching the goal as the result from what they are devoting for.
Philosopher always wants to reach the goal. Martin Luther King strives for equal opportunities and civil rights for Black Americans was not daily comforts or worldly cares for him. What he desires for is not to keep on doing this everyday, but he just wants to reach the goal: equal rights and opportunities for Black Americans.
Second example is that reading Law is not the goal or that a Law student wants to keep on reading, but successfully defense dissertation and consequently eligible for Doctoral...