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How Aristotle’s Philosophy Shaped the World We Live in Today

By |2018-09-19T23:00:18+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Probably one of the most famous of all philosophers, everyone has read something of Aristotle's philosophy. Mentioned more times than any other philosopher and he seems to be the founder of just about everything. Yet, in 2018, how can we attribute all of our knowledge to the wisdom of just one man? What can Aristotle's [...]

What Plato’s Philosophy Can Teach Us about Life and Today’s Society

By |2018-10-10T18:09:56+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , |

Plato’s philosophy is increasingly applicable to what we must learn today. His writings are based on justice, politics and political health; all of which are topics of heated discussion in today’s society. Plato makes strong connections between the character of the city and the character of the soul. It is these lessons which Plato’s philosophy [...]

12 School Subjects That Should Be Introduced Today to Change the World Tomorrow

By |2018-11-23T21:23:39+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our world is one filled with knowledge and talent. Everyone has skills to contribute, owing to school subjects. But school subjects may not be enough for a person to succeed at spinning the wheel of life. Though they give the world a pulse, its beat is faint. Life skills will strengthen it, and our [...]

Nietzsche Philosophy: 6 Misunderstood Ideas That Will Make You Think

By |2018-10-07T13:15:53+00:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nietzsche philosophy is one of the most thought-provoking areas of philosophy, yet also the most misunderstood. When reading Nietzsche philosophy, we must fully understand it before we can take away what he intended. Nietzsche philosophy is complex on its first read. His language does not mean what you would typically expect, making his meaning difficult to [...]

5 Profound Lessons Alan Watts’ Philosophy Teaches You about Life

By |2018-09-27T15:02:45+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.  Writing over 25 books and holding over 400 lectures, Watts became one of the most popular philosophers of [...]

5 Signs of Social Media Narcissism You May Not Even Notice in Yourself

By |2018-09-26T14:48:59+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Social media narcissism is the newest manifestation of vanity. With over two billion Facebook users, 500 million Instagram users and 300 million Twitter users, social media is by far the most popular online activity of the century. But, with all the sharing, liking and commenting, people are getting obsessed with how others see them online. [...]

12 Things to Teach Your Children Today to Build a Better Society Tomorrow

By |2018-09-24T16:15:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re a parent or plan to become one in the future, there are some things you have to keep in mind and teach your children since a young age. Why? Because if you raise a child who cares about society, perhaps this world will become a better place to live in. Teach your children [...]

5 Cultural Differences between East and West in Thinking and Perception

By |2018-09-12T22:14:48+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Now more of us travelling abroad, it’s fascinating to discover what cultural differences there are, particularly between East and West. From education, the workplace, to relationships and families, in many of these examples the cultural differences are pretty wide-ranging. Most of the cultural differences centre around two concepts: Individualism – favours the individual as an [...]