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3 Creepy Stephen Hawking’s Predictions about the Future of Humankind

By |2019-04-16T14:48:43+03:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Earth, Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There are some of Stephen Hawking's predictions that none of us want to be around to see – from the apocalypse to aliens. Several conspiracy theories have been placed in the very center of many of Stephen Hawking's statements. Many of them were just noticed at the time before his death in 2018, but they [...]

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: 10 Lessons to Learn from This 2000-Year-Old Book

By |2019-04-03T15:28:13+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is a powerful book that has stood the test of time. It can provide deeply helpful and important lessons to us all. However, before we discuss these lessons, we should recognise who the author was. Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD), also known as ‘the Philosopher’, was Roman emperor from 161-180AD. He is a widely [...]

4 Famous French Philosophers and What We Can Learn from Them

By |2019-03-31T16:50:52+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

There are certain French philosophers whose ideas can provide valuable and critical insight into our lives and society today. These French philosophers were highly influential in western philosophical thought, and are widely considered to be some of the greatest French thinkers of all time. The French philosophers in question have similarities in their teachings but [...]

4 Simple Confucian Principles That Could Profoundly Change Our Society

By |2019-03-22T17:43:27+03:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What are ‘Confucian principles’? Confucian principles are a set of thoughts and ideas that refer to the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure, Confucius (551BC – 479BC). His philosophy – Confucianism – has influenced Chinese society and other parts of Asia right up to the present day, with it affecting schools [...]

Existentialism Philosophy and 5 Profound Life Lessons We Can Learn

By |2019-03-18T21:15:41+03:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Throughout history, existentialism philosophy theories have become widely popular amongst the philosophical community. The first of the existentialism philosophy theorists were few and far between. The first ‘existentialist’ problem was developed by Jean-Paul Sartre, but the theory itself had not yet been born. The entire question centred around what does it mean to be me? [...]

8 Isaac Asimov Quotes That Reveal Truths about Life, Knowledge and Society

By |2019-03-03T13:51:10+03:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

Isaac Asimov quotes are some of the most inspirational quotes for life, intelligence, and society. But before we list our favourite Isaac Asimov quotes, let's first talk about this famous writer's life and accomplishments. Who was Isaac Asimov? Isaac Asimov was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was renowned for [...]

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

By |2019-02-20T14:22:46+03:00February 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 [...]

The Psychology of Ethical Decision Making or Why We Make Immoral Decisions

By |2019-02-18T21:24:56+03:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What goes on in our minds during ethical decision making? How do we justify ourselves when we make immoral decisions? There are several areas of research that can give us insight into ethical decision making. Ethical Decision Making and the ‘Meat Paradox’ I’d like to ask you two questions. Is animal torture morally wrong? I’m [...]