Kropotkin style

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Kropotkin style

Postby Peter Kropotkin » Sun Jul 31, 2022 4:47 pm

I have read, many times, that Kropotkin won't hang around
and answers questions or won't engage in any kind of debate...
he writes something and disappears... and I have answered that
question, just not the way you think I have....

Have I ever said I have the answers... nope.. I have stated
time and time and time again, all I have is questions...
I am just asking questions, nothing more, nothing less....
and to my mind, the entire point of philosophy is an
engagement with getting the right questions asked...
in fact, I would say philosophy hasn't gotten anywhere
is because it has failed to ask the right questions...
you can't get the right answer if you don't ask the right
questions....

and that is why I don't hang around... I am just asking questions,
not giving answers... and as such, there is no reason for me to
engage in any particular post/thread because all I am seeking is
the right question, not the right answers.. so I write my questions
and then go on my merry way.. without any engagement in seeking
an answer... I just don't have any answers.. thus I write and leave...
it may look like I have abandoned a thread or post, but all I am
doing anyway is just asking questions.. and why belabor asking questions?

Kropotkin
Now if only I could get the other "members of the collection of truth"
to put me on ignore, life would be good..

PK
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Re: Kropotkin style

Postby Magnus Anderson » Sun Jul 31, 2022 5:05 pm

Peter Kropotkin wrote:Have I ever said I have the answers... nope..


I don't know. Perhaps you never did. But that's irrelevant. Noone cares what you think about yourself. The question is merely what is it that you're doing i.e. are you asking questions or are you providing answers? By and large, you are doing the latter. That's all that matters.

I have stated
time and time and time again, all I have is questions...


Yes, you did, but that's not true.

I am just asking questions, nothing more, nothing less....


Not true at all.
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