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A Powerful Lesson Coronavirus Pandemic Teaches Our Society

By |2020-03-29T18:15:10+02:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Coronavirus pandemic is spreading at a terrifyingly threatening pace. Every single day, it counts dozens of thousands of new cases and a growing number of deaths worldwide. We still don’t have enough information about the novel virus COVID-19. But it seems that no one is safe. Coronavirus doesn’t make distinctions when it comes to a [...]

  • mass hysteria

How Mass Hysteria Is Making the Pandemic Worse & How to Cope

By |2020-03-28T12:50:41+02:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I like to think of myself as a fairly rational and calm person, but in the last few weeks, I have felt close to tears. Since the coronavirus has taken hold, I have seen mass hysteria on an unprecedented scale. Never before in my lifetime have I witnessed empty supermarket shelves, people walking around wearing [...]

6 Worst Pandemics in History and What We Can Learn

By |2020-03-28T12:50:51+02:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: History & Archaeology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Some of the worst pandemics in history have taken millions of lives. What lessons have we learned from these horrible events? Understanding the history of the worst pandemics requires the ability to differentiate between the epidemic and pandemic in the definition. First of all, the epidemic is an outbreak of the disease on a large [...]

  • social distancing introvert

Social Distancing from an Introvert’s Point of View

By |2020-03-22T15:20:07+02:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’re living in strange and unprecedented times right now and it can all feel a little overwhelming. We’re (hopefully) all pulling our own weight and following the advice of professionals. Together with keeping up our hand washing and general cleanliness in public places, the whole world has been given one clear instruction – practice social [...]

  • Weltschmerz

Weltschmerz: a Vague State That Affects Deep Thinkers (and How to Cope)

By |2019-09-23T17:09:19+02:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever felt a deep sadness and frustration with the world and all the ugly things that are happening in it? You may have had weltschmerz. What Is Weltschmerz? The Definition and Origins Weltschmerz is a German word that literally means 'world' (welt) + 'pain' (schmerz) and defines an emotional state when someone is [...]

  • economic system wrong

What’s Wrong with Our Economic System? The Ugly Truth Most People Neglect

By |2019-02-20T14:22:46+02:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

More and more people start to realize that something about our current economic system is deeply wrong. There are some ugly truths many of us are unaware of or prefer to neglect. Some ideas and technologies are so old and entrenched that we can easily forget that they were once created. In fact, it's hard to [...]

  • questions that make you think

10 Questions That Make You Think about a Deeper Meaning of Life

By |2019-10-05T12:35:03+02:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

The meaning of life is one of those questions that make you think deeper about things. It is one we all ask ourselves, but one which encompasses so many other questions. Finding the meaning of life can be almost impossible. It depends on who you are, how old you are, and what is truly important [...]

  • why is there evil in the world

Why There Is Evil in the World Today and Why There Will Always Be

By |2020-03-21T14:14:28+02:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever asked yourself why there is evil in the world? The concepts of good and evil are only subjective sensations, the result of comparative judgments and the free choice of each person. Before we talk about evil in the world today, let’s discuss how different philosophers in history understood the concept of evil. [...]