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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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-11T17:06:06+00:00February 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 philosophers [...]

What Is a Polymath or a Renaissance Person and How to Become One

By |2018-09-14T21:39:32+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

You should definitely consider becoming a polymath or a Renaissance person. And no, I’m not saying you should start dressing up like a Renaissance person and acting like a weirdo. Polymath is a kind of well-rounded person who knows a lot of things from several areas life. Academics, politics, health, pop culture, art… everything. In [...]

How to Use Stoic Philosophy to Stay Calm in Any Difficult Situation

By |2018-09-19T12:39:11+00:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Difficulties arise faster than we can alleviate them, it seems. However, stoic philosophy can help us keep calm and live our purpose in life regardless. Problems seem to overwhelm and complicate our lives, popping up as soon as we think we have a handle on everything. To be honest, if we kept a record of [...]

5 Philosophical Questions That Will Blow Your Mind

By |2018-09-06T18:43:31+00:00December 28th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Universe|Tags: , , , |

Some philosophical questions are so difficult you could tie yourself up in mental knots trying to understand them. But they do make great dinner party conversations. These types of philosophical questions are usually known as thought experiments. People have been using these conundrums to understand philosophical concepts for nearly 2,000 years. The purpose of a [...]

The Socratic Method and How to Use It to Win Any Argument

By |2018-09-14T22:47:26+00:00June 11th, 2017|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

The Socratic Method is a useful tool when it comes to handling everyday disagreements. Let's learn how to use it to win an argument. We have all been in a heated argument with our loved ones. Most of the times, tempers usually flare and unnecessary things are said, but these things could possibly be avoidable. Instead of throwing [...]