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How Do Dreams Work and Why Do We Have Them, According to Science?

By |2019-10-05T13:51:32+03:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered how dreams work and why we have them? This and other questions about dreams have been a source of wonder for ages. Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, was convinced that dreams were an expression of unfulfilled fantasies. More pragmatic theorists after him saw dreams as a reflection of life. [...]

Philosophy of Love: How Great Thinkers in History Explain the Nature of Love

By |2019-02-25T16:03:33+03:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Formalised by the great Greek thinkers, the philosophy of love has influenced how we view love and relationships. There are four important distinctions in the philosophy of love. These are Philia, Eros, Storge, and Agape: the different kinds of love. Each category examining the philosophy of love has its own key thinker and its own applications. So, [...]

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

By |2018-09-19T23:00:18+03:00October 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 [...]

6 Famous Philosophers in History and What They Can Teach Us about Modern Society

By |2019-10-15T16:31:52+03:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , |

Famous philosophers have sought to understand the human condition for centuries. It is surprising how much these giants of the past had to say that has influenced modern society. Here are some words of wisdom from some of the most famous philosophers of all time. 1. Aristotle Aristotle was one of the most famous and [...]

15 Profound Aristotle Quotes That Will Show You a Deeper Meaning in Life

By |2019-10-09T23:49:03+03:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

As humans, we have always struggled with making the best of our lives. The following Aristotle quotes show how a philosopher in ancient Greece coped with the problems of human existence. Aristotle lived from 384—322 B.C.E. and is one of the most famous Greek philosophers. He studied many areas of knowledge including logic and mathematics, [...]

Long-Sought Aristotle’s Tomb Is Discovered in Northern Greece

By |2019-02-25T16:02:43+03:00May 30th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Aristotle's tomb has been finally found! The burial site of one of the most important figures in the history of Western civilization is no longer an enigma. A group of archaeologists recently announced that they have discovered Aristotle's tomb. Near the Agora of the ancient town of Stagira, a team of scientist who worked together [...]