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  • movies about introverts

5 Relatable Movies about Introverts That Will Make You Feel Understood

By |2020-06-01T23:55:26+03:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Movies, Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

We all love movies, especially ones we can relate to. They tell stories we recognize and they help us feel a little less alone. Movies about introverts appeal to every introverted person. There’s nothing quite as soothing as seeing characters who experience the world the same way we do. Characters who are outsiders and observers [...]

  • Vincent Van Gogh Biography

Vincent Van Gogh Biography: The Sad Story of His Life and His Amazing Art

By |2020-06-02T00:01:03+03:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

This article will be a brief Vincent Van Gogh biography that will tell the story of his life and his art. You will most likely have heard of Van Gogh as he is one of the most well-known, popular and influential figures in post-impressionist and modern art. Nevertheless, he remained unknown and unappreciated in his [...]

  • perennial philosophy

What Is Perennial Philosophy and How It Can Open Your Mind

By |2020-06-02T00:52:23+03:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

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 source of valuable insight for [...]

  • thanksgiving origin

The Unknown Origin of Thanksgiving: a Dark Story You Didn’t Learn in School

By |2020-06-02T00:53:19+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , |

The holiday of Thanksgiving may seem straightforward with turkey and stuffing but has an uglier side that many are unaware of... The origin of Thanksgiving is more complicated than just the story of the pilgrims and Native Americans celebrating at Plymouth rock. It gets a bit darker, and peace ultimately didn't win out. This will [...]

  • epicurean philosophy

4 Ways Epicurean Philosophy Can Help You Be More Happy

By |2020-06-02T00:55:15+03:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Epicurean philosophy has been one of the most influential schools in philosophy to guide what really makes people happy. Philosophy has always had at its heart the pursuit of happiness and the greater good. It seeks to understand life and how we can enjoy it to its fullest. There are many schools of thought in [...]

  • FREEDOM OF THOUGHT

3 Ways Freedom of Thought Is Being Compromised Today and What to Do

By |2020-06-02T00:57:37+03:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Luckily, the majority of us have free speech, but what about freedom of thought? Surely we own our thoughts? There is nothing that can influence them? I mean, we are not living in some dystopian future where we have to monitor what we think. And as far as I’m aware, no one can delve into [...]

  • fear appeal

What Is Fear Appeal and How the Mass Media and Businesses Are Using It

By |2020-06-02T01:00:18+03:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

You may not have noticed it, but you are likely to have come across fear appeal tactics used by mass media and businesses that want your custom. So what is fear appeal and how does it affect our attitudes and behaviors? Fear appeal is a carefully constructed message that aims to arouse fear in an [...]

  • symbols and meanings

How Symbols and Meanings Affect Our Perception in the Modern World

By |2020-06-02T01:02:44+03:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Do you get hungry when you see the golden arches of McDonald's? Are you proud when you think about your National flag? You might not think these two things are connected, but they are. They are both symbols, and although they have very different meanings, they demonstrate how they affect our perception. Symbols and Meanings [...]