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Cassandra Complex in Mythology, Psychology and the Modern World

By |2019-02-25T15:34:20+02:00December 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+02:00December 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+02:00November 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+02:00November 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+02:00November 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+02:00October 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 |2019-02-25T15:44:29+02:00October 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+02:00October 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 [...]