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10 of the Greatest Philosophical Novels of All Time

By |2019-08-14T23:00:56+03:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading philosophical novels can be a brilliant way to engage in philosophical themes, ideas and teachings. It is quite understandable how one may find it daunting to tackle a thick, multivolume non-fiction work by someone like Arthur Schopenhauer or Immanuel Kant. Coming across something like Schopenhauer’s The World as Will and Representation on a bookshelf [...]

7 Captivating Fantasy Novels That Also Teach Profound Life Lessons

By |2019-08-10T20:23:59+03:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: |

There are many books which teach us lessons about life, but fantasy novels teach some of the most memorable ones. One thing I can say about reading is that it transports us to another place. It soothes our frustrations at times as well. It even changes our lives by introducing new ideas and dreams. Then [...]

8 Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes That Will Help You Reach Inner Peace

By |2019-08-03T14:36:27+03:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , |

If you’re struggling with inner peace, it’s hard to find a place of sanctuary. However, quotes by powerful people like Jiddu Krishnamurti can help. It’s not easy finding peace sometimes. Just when you think you’ve got everything under control and rolling smoothly, something blindsides you, knocking you out of your state of pure love. I [...]

7 Must-Read Fiction Books That Will Leave a Mark on Your Soul

By |2019-07-13T17:39:47+03:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading is an important part of life, truly. There are many fiction books which are a must-read and are sure to impress you. Despite the uprising of technology and ever-changing modifications of modern times, reading is still a timeless treasured activity. I remember a time when reading books, you know, the ones you can actually [...]

What Plato’s Philosophy of Education Can Teach Us Today

By |2019-07-07T17:04:10+03:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Plato’s philosophy of education is a fascinating idea and one that Plato wanted to be implemented into Ancient Athenian society. Scholars still study and discuss it today, but what’s interesting is how Plato’s theory of education has influenced many beliefs and principles that modern society holds. It is a model of education and culture that [...]

If You Feel Like an Outsider as an Introvert, This Is the Perfect Book for You

By |2019-06-22T14:23:30+03:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Introvert's World, Literature, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Colin Wilson was ever the Outsider. As he huddled in his frigid room in Brockley, a South London suburb, alone on Christmas Day, he contemplated his position. He was alone, in isolation. He had no family or close relation to share that Christmas with. His girlfriend was at her parents’ house, and he did not [...]

14 Origins of Phrases You Probably Use Every Day but Had No Idea about

By |2019-06-20T17:15:53+03:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever walked into a tiny room and thought ‘I couldn’t swing a cat in here?’ Have you ever ‘rubbed someone up the wrong way?’ These are examples of phrases we use all the time, but do you know their origins? I love words. I love metaphors, words that come from foreign languages, I [...]

7 Weird Movies with Deep Meanings That Will Mess with Your Mind

By |2019-06-18T17:23:30+03:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

What’s so great about weird movies? Some movies can be mind-bending. Others might make us question things we thought were set in stone. And others still might bring us face to face with things that are part of us but better left undisturbed. And there are weird movies. No matter the theme, films and the [...]