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Cassandra Complex in Mythology, Psychology and the Modern World

By |2019-02-25T15:34:20+03:00December 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 [...]

The True Meaning of Christmas You May Have Never Considered

By |2018-12-11T22:47:46+03:00December 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Before you argue for Christianity, let’s consider a deeper spiritual meaning of this holiday. Christmas is perhaps the most popular holiday during each year. Millions of dollars are spent on gifts and food to celebrate the 25th of December. It seems that Christmas has either become a materialistic [...]

3 Christmas Stories for Kids and Adults That Have a Deep Hidden Meaning

By |2019-10-03T22:45:36+03:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

The messages behind popular stories for kids are what really gives the Christmas its festivity. As a kid, I loved Christmas films. They were a staple Christmas tradition in my family. As I got older, I realized they were teaching me valuable lessons. These are some of my favorite of all the Christmas stories for [...]

Spiritual Abuse in Cults: 6 Manipulation Tricks They Use to Recruit Members

By |2018-11-10T15:12:08+03:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spiritual abuse in cults is rife. In fact, it is one of the most common ways cults use to recruit new members. But how do cults recruit normal people? How can someone change from having typical, healthy beliefs to extreme ideologies? Not only that but ones they are willing to die for? Well, it’s certainly [...]

Nietzsche Philosophy: 6 Misunderstood Ideas That Will Make You Think

By |2018-10-07T13:15:53+03:00October 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 [...]

5 Profound Lessons Alan Watts’ Philosophy Teaches You about Life

By |2019-01-25T23:16:28+03:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.  Writing over 25 books and holding over 400 lectures, Watts became one of the most popular philosophers of [...]

The Key Beliefs of Buddhism and What Life Lessons They Can Teach Us

By |2019-10-16T15:44:26+03:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

The key beliefs of Buddhism come from its origins. Buddhism has grown to become the fourth largest religion in the world, from very humble beginnings. Let's first talk about the history of this religion. How Did Buddhism Start? The founder of Buddhism, Siddharta Gautama, was a prince from Eastern India. At that time, people either [...]

5 Existential Questions with Two Possible Answers (and Both Are Terrifying)

By |2018-09-06T00:06:00+03:00June 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 [...]