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Philosophy of Mind and 3 of Its Most Puzzling & Mind-Blowing Thought Experiments

By |2018-11-05T09:08:32+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Philosophy of Mind is the study of the relation between the mind and the body. As one of the oldest branches of philosophy, the Philosophy of Mind examines questions such as the nature of emotion, perception, memory, identity and death. The doctrine studies how we connect to the world around us. It attempts to answer [...]

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

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

What Plato’s Philosophy Can Teach Us about Life and Today’s Society

By |2018-10-10T18:09:56+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , |

Plato’s philosophy is increasingly applicable to what we must learn today. His writings are based on justice, politics and political health; all of which are topics of heated discussion in today’s society. Plato makes strong connections between the character of the city and the character of the soul. It is these lessons which Plato’s philosophy [...]

Nietzsche Philosophy: 6 Misunderstood Ideas That Will Make You Think

By |2018-10-07T13:15:53+00:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nietzsche philosophy is one of the most thought-provoking areas of philosophy, yet also the most misunderstood. When reading Nietzsche philosophy, we must fully understand it before we can take away what he intended. Nietzsche philosophy is complex on its first read. His language does not mean what you would typically expect, making his meaning difficult to [...]

5 Profound Lessons Alan Watts’ Philosophy Teaches You about Life

By |2018-09-27T15:02:45+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.  Writing over 25 books and holding over 400 lectures, Watts became one of the most popular philosophers of [...]

5 Existential Questions with Two Possible Answers (and Both Are Terrifying)

By |2018-09-06T00:06:00+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Existential questions have tortured human minds for millennia. Who are we? Where do we come from? What is the purpose of our existence? If you are a deep thinker, you have probably asked yourself these and other existential questions. We are the only species on Earth that wonder about the existence. Unfortunately, these queries rarely [...]

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

By |2018-09-06T12:31:05+00:00May 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 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. What [...]

What Is Socratic Questioning and How to Use It for Self-Analysis and Problem-Solving

By |2018-09-14T21:27:35+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Socratic questioning can help you reach a different conclusion to the questions you were asking. This can be useful when dealing with problems and insecurities. Aside from Plato, Socrates is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and is regarded as one of the wisest people ever to have lived. Socrates used an educational process [...]