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Debt Problems: Consumer Society’s Tool of Manipulation and Control

By |2019-05-17T17:12:36+03:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Life isn’t always fair, and debt problems remind us of this fact. Debt is controlling, so make wise decisions to avoid this. I’ve been in debt, oh yes, but I am thankful that it was a problem I fixed as soon as possible. However, I have seen other people’s debt spiral out of control at [...]

4 Ways Social Conditioning Secretly Affects Your Behaviors and Decisions

By |2019-05-15T15:49:09+03:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We all like to think we have free will and make our own decisions in life, but in actual fact, we are programmed at an early age by social conditioning. Social conditioning is a set of rules and behavior dictated to us by society. It’s very easy to see how we as individuals can be [...]

23 Weird Words That Have Different Meanings to Those You Imagine

By |2019-05-09T17:24:51+03:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , , , , |

Our language is full of weird words that look as if they mean one thing but actually imply something completely different. For example, take the word bucolic. If you didn’t already know what this word meant, you might surmise that it was a medical word connected to an illness of the lungs perhaps. In actual [...]

25 Profound Little Prince Quotes Every Deep Thinker Will Appreciate

By |2019-05-06T18:23:58+03:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is a children's story with some very profound meanings and some quotes that will really make you think. I have to admit that I never read the Little Prince as a child. I think I wouldn't have known what to make of it if I did. Even reading [...]

5 Types of Thoughts about Death and How to Handle Them

By |2019-05-06T17:49:49+03:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Have you ever pondered on thoughts about death? No, I don’t mean suicidal thoughts, I mean thoughts of this inevitable conclusion. If you’re having thoughts about death, congratulations. You’re a normal human being. We all think about death from time to time, wondering what it will be like and wondering how painful the process will [...]

27 Foreign Words You Didn’t Know You Were Using Every Day

By |2019-05-01T19:25:45+03:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Some words are so intrinsically embedded into our unconscious that we don’t even realise they are foreign words. Take the internationally-known distress call of ‘May Day!’ for example. It derives from the French verb for help – 'aider'. In the 1920s, people were getting used to new international radio communications. A senior air traffic control [...]

25 Aesthetic Words Every Book Lover Will Appreciate

By |2019-04-27T21:49:06+03:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

The English language is full of beautiful sounding words that are a delight to hear. How many of these aesthetic words do you know? Some of the most beautiful words in the English language conjure up a sense of something magical. Finding the perfect aesthetic words for a sensation or feeling is a joy. Sometimes [...]

Why Kant Philosophy Is Extremely Relevant to Modern Society

By |2019-03-28T14:04:37+03:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What can Kant philosophy offer to modern people? The answer is: surprisingly much. Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 in Königsberg, Prussia. Kant philosophy thrived during the enlightenment period. This was an intellectual and philosophical movement that swept across Europe in the 18th century. A major component of this movement was the gradual decline of [...]