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Old 12-03-2015, 01:17 PM   #1
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Default Is Aristotle the GOAT human?

He basically kick-started every branch of science and established "western philosophy" and "western culture".

Is there any other human that comes close to Aristotle in terms of advancement of mankind?
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Old 12-03-2015, 01:17 PM   #2
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Old 12-03-2015, 01:19 PM   #3
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Buddha>>>>Aristotle.


Aristotle was wrong about a lot of things.
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Old 12-03-2015, 01:20 PM   #4
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Old 12-03-2015, 01:23 PM   #5
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Buddha>>>>Aristotle.


Aristotle was wrong about a lot of things.


Being wrong is not necessarily such a bad thing, especially in this context.
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Old 12-03-2015, 01:36 PM   #6
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Default Re: Is Aristotle the GOAT human?

Aristotle has a case. Here are others who have case as well:

Marcus Aurelius

Nikola Tesla

Alexander the Great

Jesus Christ

Buddha

Napoleon Bonaparte

Julius Caesar

Isaac Newton

Socrates

Plato

Leonardo da Vinci

Albert Einstein

Genghis Khan
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Old 12-03-2015, 01:51 PM   #7
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Default Re: Is Aristotle the GOAT human?

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Aristotle has a case. Here are others who have case as well:

Marcus Aurelius

Nikola Tesla

Alexander the Great

Jesus Christ

Buddha

Napoleon Bonaparte

Julius Caesar

Isaac Newton

Socrates

Plato

Leonardo da Vinci

Albert Einstein

Genghis Khan

Solid list. I don't consider great military/state leaders such as Genghis Khan, Alexander, etc in the same class as intellectuals such as Newton, Plato, Einstein, etc.

Sure, Alexander and Khan may have united their respective nations, but they have also ruined many lives and families in the process. How many people have died at the blade of Leonardo da Vinci?
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Genghis Khan. Funny how a mass murderer becomes a "great man" with the changing perspective that occurs due to the passage of time.

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Old 12-03-2015, 02:26 PM   #9
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Being wrong is not necessarily such a bad thing, especially in this context.

Buddha, while he may not be the GOAT human, is superior to Aristotle.
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Old 12-03-2015, 02:35 PM   #10
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Genghis Kahn. Funny how a mass murderer becomes a "great man" with the changing perspective that occurs due to the passage of time.
It's not like all he did was kill people, idk why you're surprised military leaders are respected though.
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Old 12-03-2015, 02:56 PM   #11
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It's not like all he did was kill people, idk why you're surprised military leaders are respected though.
Yeah well Hitler didn't just kill people either, but not many are adding him to a "greatest man" list. Genghis Khan makes Hitler look like a clueless dork when it comes to killing people, but no one cares due to the enormous passage of time; no one has a memory of it.

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Genghis Khan? Wat?
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Old 12-03-2015, 03:30 PM   #13
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Zingis Khan > Genghis Khan
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Vlad Tepes.
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Aristotle has a case. Here are others who have case as well:

Marcus Aurelius

Nikola Tesla

Alexander the Great

Jesus Christ

Buddha

Napoleon Bonaparte

Julius Caesar

Isaac Newton

Socrates

Plato

Leonardo da Vinci

Albert Einstein

Genghis Khan
All these conquerors
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