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

By |2019-01-22T13:48:13+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 |2018-12-18T14:05:13+00:00January 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, [...]

Cassandra Complex in Mythology, Psychology and the Modern World

By |2018-11-20T20:27:28+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The Cassandra complex is the name given to a phenomenon where people who predict bad news or warnings are ignored or outright dismissed. The term Cassandra complex has entered the lexicon in 1949 when a French philosopher discussed the potential for someone to predict future events. The complex has been used in wide-ranging contexts. This includes [...]

5 Confucius Teachings That Will Help You Reach Inner Peace

By |2018-11-15T16:09:35+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Confucius teachings inspired centuries of philosophy. They are an integral part of Chinese education and teach us so much about inner peace and happiness. Before we list Confucius teachings, let's first talk about the biography of this legendary philosopher. Who was Confucius? Confucius was a Chinese philosopher in 6th Century BCE who became a legendary [...]

6 Philosophical Thoughts That Will Shake Your Perception of the World

By |2018-11-26T17:52:17+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , |

As philosophy has expanded, so too have the philosophical thoughts which plague our existence. We are constantly wondering why we are here and what life means. In search of answers, great philosophers have developed their own philosophical thoughts to explain our existence and how we experience life. These philosophical thoughts have developed into schools of [...]

The Difference between Inductive and Deductive Reasoning and Examples of Each

By |2018-11-25T22:10:39+00:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

There are two kinds of reasoning: inductive and deductive reasoning. The difference between them is incredibly significant in science, philosophy, and many areas of knowledge. Inductive and deductive reasoning are the two ways in which we think and learn, helping us to develop our knowledge of the world. It is easy to confuse the two, [...]

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 [...]