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Steve Jobs’ Speech at Stanford and American Values

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Many life stories and values have been experienced differently by everyone. It is also for Steve Jobs, a CEO of Apple Computer and Pixar Animation Studios who told some of his meaningful and inspiring life stories in a speech at Stanford University for the Commencement Day.

Steve Jobs divided his life stories into three crucial points. The first one is about connecting the dots. He said that he began finding his true passion during a college journey. In that period, he felt that he didn’t find any value at all and then decided to drop out. However, he still took the calligraphy class where he learned about serif and san serif typefaces and typography. It was then led him to his biggest interest and his beginning of success by designing the first Macintosh Computer into Mac. This first work was succeedly included as the first computer in beautiful typography which would have been impossible as if he had not decided to drop out. He therefore convinced that Continue reading Steve Jobs’ Speech at Stanford and American Values

Eksistensi Filsafat sebagai Ilmu Pengetahuan

philosophy graphingSebuah semboyan mengatakan bahwa “setiap manusia adalah filsuf” karena hakikat manusia adalah berpikir walaupun tidak semua manusia yang berpikir adalah filsuf. Filsafat sebagai hasil akal dari seorang manusia yang mencari dan memikirkan suatu kebenaran dengan sedalam-dalamnya. Dahulunya, mitos adalah anggapan umum yang dianggap benar berdasarkan kepercayaan tanpa pembuktian. Kemudian dengan adanya filsafat, ilmu pengetahuan berusaha mengubah “yang ada” dari common sense atau anggapan umum menjadi “yang ada secara logis” atau “rasional”.

Eksistensi mempersoalkan tentang keber-Ada-an. Kata dasar eksistensi (existency) adalah exist yang berasal dari bahasa Latin ex yang berarti keluar dan sistere yang berarti berdiri. Jadi, eksistensi adalah Continue reading Eksistensi Filsafat sebagai Ilmu Pengetahuan