threewood14 wrote:I read about a philosophy who tried figuring out who the best human being was. He went through Budha, Jeus Christ, and some more figures like that. But in the end, he came to the conclusion that Sir Isaac Newton was the best human who ever lived. Would you agree? If not, who would you say?
It's interesting to observe which people are singled out for admiration. When I was in school learning Latin, it baffled me that Julius Caesar was so revered. In my opinion he played a singularly negative role in Roman history. I always thought of him as a kind of destroyer.
threewood14 wrote:And yes, this is about people who we know about. Mostly famous people.
threewood14 wrote:Hold on. I'm not saying that Newton was the best human who ever lived. It was another philosopher who said that. He claimed that because Newton explained cause and effect.
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