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8 Philosophy Jokes That Hide Profound Life Lessons in Them

By |2019-10-14T17:10:23+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

Philosophy can often be wordy, complicated and difficult to engage with, but philosophical jokes can provide an alternative to this. Adding humour to this philosophy through jokes may make engaging with it more fun. Moreover, it helps build an understanding of interesting and profound philosophical ideas. This article will take a look at some clever [...]

5 Zen Teachings That Will Help You Become a Wiser and Calmer Person

By |2019-10-02T22:29:17+03:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

There are several Zen teachings that can be profoundly useful to our well-being. We can often feel worried, angry, confused or a number of other unhealthy emotions at various times in our lives. Zen teachings can help us deal and understand these emotions to make us much wiser and calmer individuals. But before we explore [...]

10 of the Greatest Philosophical Novels of All Time

By |2019-08-14T23:00:56+03:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading philosophical novels can be a brilliant way to engage in philosophical themes, ideas and teachings. It is quite understandable how one may find it daunting to tackle a thick, multivolume non-fiction work by someone like Arthur Schopenhauer or Immanuel Kant. Coming across something like Schopenhauer’s The World as Will and Representation on a bookshelf [...]

8 Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes That Will Help You Reach Inner Peace

By |2019-08-03T14:36:27+03:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , |

If you’re struggling with inner peace, it’s hard to find a place of sanctuary. However, quotes by powerful people like Jiddu Krishnamurti can help. It’s not easy finding peace sometimes. Just when you think you’ve got everything under control and rolling smoothly, something blindsides you, knocking you out of your state of pure love. I [...]

7 Must-Read Fiction Books That Will Leave a Mark on Your Soul

By |2019-07-13T17:39:47+03:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading is an important part of life, truly. There are many fiction books which are a must-read and are sure to impress you. Despite the uprising of technology and ever-changing modifications of modern times, reading is still a timeless treasured activity. I remember a time when reading books, you know, the ones you can actually [...]

What Plato’s Philosophy of Education Can Teach Us Today

By |2019-07-07T17:04:10+03:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Plato’s philosophy of education is a fascinating idea and one that Plato wanted to be implemented into Ancient Athenian society. Scholars still study and discuss it today, but what’s interesting is how Plato’s theory of education has influenced many beliefs and principles that modern society holds. It is a model of education and culture that [...]

How to Practice Modern Stoicism and Why It Will Make You Happier

By |2019-06-25T17:20:23+03:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just one glance at the internet and you’ll be deluged with posts promising to reveal the secrets of everlasting happiness. But actually, there is no mystery to being happy, and modern stoicism can show you why. The word stoic suggests a longsuffering, patient, tolerant person that bears their burden without complaint. However, to imply that [...]

7 Profound Lessons Eastern Philosophy Teaches Us about Life

By |2019-10-21T17:01:07+03:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Eastern philosophy does not differ from other philosophic teachings in its overall objective. This is to teach us to be wiser individuals and to ultimately provide guidance as to how to live well. Therefore, Eastern philosophical ideas are no different from Western philosophy is this sense. The distinction lies in how it suggests we can [...]