Alexander
Alexander Nyland is an avid writer, blogger, and traveller with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Philosophy, graduating in 2018 from the University of Sheffield. His particular focus and interests in his studies included Film and Ancient Greek philosophy. Alex has always been fascinated by art, culture, and philosophy and believes they are an integral and important part of all of our lives. He has his own blog, thefilmpheed.com, which discusses these subjects and their role in our lives and society in-depth. You can follow Alexander on Linkedin.

10 of the Deepest Philosophical Movies of All Time

Watching philosophical movies can be a way of engaging with, learning about, and actively partaking in philosophy. There is no doubt that philosophy can be intimidating. Writings by philosophers are often complicated, dense, and heavy. But we have something very accessible to all of us in popular culture that may…

Terrence Malick: the Intriguing Movies and Philosophy

Terrence Malick's movies are unique, but they are also divisive. You either like them or you don’t. Some will think Terrence Malick's movies as groundbreaking, insightful, and moving pieces of work, whilst others may believe they are pretentious, laborious, and unengaging. So why do Malick’s films have such a polarising…

What Is Perennial Philosophy and How It Can Open Your Mind

Perennial philosophy is a strand of philosophical thought prevalent in culture since the Renaissance. It became popularised in the 20th century where these ideas became widespread across academia and society. Perennial philosophy is a viewpoint that provides an interesting outlook on the practice of many religious faiths. It is a…

8 Philosophy Jokes That Hide Profound Life Lessons in Them

Philosophy can often be wordy, complicated and difficult to engage with, but philosophical jokes can provide an alternative to this. Adding humour to this philosophy through jokes may make engaging with it more fun. Moreover, it helps build an understanding of interesting and profound philosophical ideas. This article will take…

5 Zen Teachings That Will Help You Become a Wiser and Calmer Person

There are several Zen teachings that can be profoundly useful to our well-being. We can often feel worried, angry, confused or a number of other unhealthy emotions at various times in our lives. Zen teachings can help us deal and understand these emotions to make us much wiser and calmer…