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14 Profound Alice in Wonderland Quotes That Reveal Deep Life Truths

By |2019-04-11T23:30:15+03:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

These Alice in Wonderland quotes are just what you need. They help you through troubled times while giving you a sense of whimsical encouragement. I love quotes. Positive statements have the power to reach you when other things may not work. To add a bit of magic to your life, these Alice in Wonderland quotes [...]

7 Ridiculous Social Expectations We Face Today and How to Free Yourself

By |2019-04-08T21:29:00+03:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Life presents expected things in the social context. However, there are many ridiculous social expectations which can and should be ignored. Social expectations can be seen in situations like being quiet at the movies, being polite, and opening doors for others. These are seen as positive and considerate. Now, I know expectations are different according [...]

The Intriguing Holographic Universe Theory and Its Roots in Ancient Philosophy

By |2019-04-05T15:17:40+03:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , |

The idea of a holographic universe is a relatively new scientific theory. It suggests a whole new way of perceiving the universe. However, the concept of the holographic nature of our universe and the questioning of our physical reality have been incited by and explored by humans for thousands of years. Some ancient philosophers have explored [...]

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: 10 Lessons to Learn from This 2000-Year-Old Book

By |2019-04-03T15:28:13+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is a powerful book that has stood the test of time. It can provide deeply helpful and important lessons to us all. However, before we discuss these lessons, we should recognise who the author was. Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD), also known as ‘the Philosopher’, was Roman emperor from 161-180AD. He is a widely [...]

4 Famous French Philosophers and What We Can Learn from Them

By |2019-03-31T16:50:52+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

There are certain French philosophers whose ideas can provide valuable and critical insight into our lives and society today. These French philosophers were highly influential in western philosophical thought, and are widely considered to be some of the greatest French thinkers of all time. The French philosophers in question have similarities in their teachings but [...]

Why Finland’s Education System Is One of the Best in the World

By |2019-03-28T15:49:27+03:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Finland's education system is known as one of the best in the world and there is a lot we can learn. Education systems vary across the world and it begs the question as to which is better. The latest reforms have transformed Finland's education system into one that produces higher grades and happier children. In [...]

10 Profound Jane Austen Quotes That Are So Relevant to the Modern World

By |2019-03-24T16:54:09+03:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jane Austen’s works are loved for being witty, scathing and romantic. The following Jane Austen quotes prove that she is the queen of satire and sense. Jane Austen's novels are still fantastically popular more than 200 years after they were written. This isn’t surprising as the novels are funny, romantic and offer a scathing attack [...]

4 Simple Confucian Principles That Could Profoundly Change Our Society

By |2019-03-22T17:43:27+03:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What are ‘Confucian principles’? Confucian principles are a set of thoughts and ideas that refer to the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure, Confucius (551BC – 479BC). His philosophy – Confucianism – has influenced Chinese society and other parts of Asia right up to the present day, with it affecting schools [...]