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4 Simple Confucian Principles That Could Profoundly Change Our Society

By |2019-03-22T17:43:27+02:00March 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+02:00March 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? [...]

7 Less Known Greek Philosophers Whose Teachings Are Still Relevant Today

By |2019-03-25T13:51:15+02:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , |

Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are the most well-known Greek philosophers. They are also the most widely taught and most popular. Not many would dispute this. However, there are many other ancient Greek philosophers who can serve as much value to us in their teachings. There are others who came before Socrates, Plato and Aristotle [...]

6 Lao Tzu Quotes That Reveal Simple Yet Profound Truths about Life

By |2019-03-14T14:18:28+02:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The following Lao Tzu quotes can help us to recognise profound inner truths about our lives and become accepting, calm and fulfilled individuals. But before we list our favourite Lao Tzu quotes, let's first discuss what this philosopher is famous for. Lao Tzu was born in China between the 6th and 5th centuries B.C. under [...]

Do You Have a Philosophy of Life? Why You Need One and How to Find It

By |2019-03-02T21:12:50+02:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a Philosophy of Life? What a Philosophy of Life is can seem quite a profound notion and relates to the ever-daunting question of “What is the meaning of life?”. Many may turn away from this question and the idea of a philosophy of life with them being too large a concept to consider. [...]

The Nature of Reality and 4 Experiments That Show Reality Is an Illusion

By |2019-02-25T15:45:28+02:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a species, the human race has evolved to the point where we ask ourselves fundamental questions to help make sense of our existence. One such question is, What is the nature of reality? If I asked you to explain what reality is, you might respond by saying that it is everything ‘out there’. It [...]

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

By |2019-01-19T21:10:47+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.  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 to you. We [...]

Philosophy of Love: How Great Thinkers in History Explain the Nature of Love

By |2019-02-25T16:03:33+02:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Formalised by the great Greek thinkers, the philosophy of love has influenced how we view love and relationships. There are four important distinctions in the philosophy of love. These are Philia, Eros, Storge, and Agape: the different kinds of love. Each category examining the philosophy of love has its own key thinker and its own applications. So, [...]