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

By |2019-02-25T15:45:28+03:00January 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 [...]

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

By |2019-02-25T16:03:33+03:00January 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, [...]

What Plato’s Philosophy Can Teach Us about Life and Today’s Society

By |2019-02-25T15:44:29+03:00October 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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-11T17:06:06+03:00February 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 [...]

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave: the Eye-Opening Ancient Version of the ‘Matrix’

By |2019-03-02T00:37:36+03:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Plato's allegory of the cave is quite vivid and serves as an important example. This is what this eye-opening allegory can teach us today. But before we discuss Plato's allegory of the cave, let's talk about this great philosopher first. Plato (Greek: Πλάτων, 427. BC. - 347. BC.) was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is [...]