Frequently revered as one of the greatest philosophers who ever lived; Plato pioneered many great ideas that fascinate people to this very day. Among his thoughts, he spoke of the … Continue reading A look at Plato’s “Tripartite Soul” idea.
Isn’t it rather peculiar that the one of the moral aspects concerning the death of a living organism seems like it is based on the size of the living organism … Continue reading Morality of Size
We are told that we learn best when learn from our own mistakes, so why do we still fear making mistakes? What could be the source behind this fear? Is … Continue reading The Fear of Mistakes
If we attained immortality, would we want to live forever or would we want an end to life? What if our true enjoyment of life comes from the fact that … Continue reading If we attained Immortality
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – The Buddha In my life, I would say this this … Continue reading The significance of famous quotes: Part 1
“Is the glass half full or half empty” is a famous proverbial phrase that usually signifies either a optimistic or pessimistic interpretation of the glass. The intent of this axiom … Continue reading A different viewpoint to the question: “Is the glass half full or half empty?”
Heraclitus of Ephesus was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher that lived from 535BC to 475BC. He has been often called the ‘dark’ or ‘obscure’ philosopher due to his rather cryptic and … Continue reading Examining the ideas of Heraclitus, the Dark philosopher
As both an emperor of the Roman Empire in addition to being a philosopher, Marcus Aurelius has a unique place in history as very few leaders have possessed his combination … Continue reading Inspirational & Thought Provoking People Part 3: Marcus Aurelius
When asked to define a wealthy person, the answer generally goes something like this: “someone that has a lot of money & high net worth”. For this common answer, I … Continue reading How I define a “Wealthy” Person
What should be more important in a person’s life? Should they be someone with a focus on being the most liked person or should they strive to be a respected … Continue reading To be Liked or Respected?
Why do many people constantly want new things? Let me rephrase this another way: Why do people want new things after learning that this new thing exists? Let’s imagine a … Continue reading The Nature of “Want”
We all want to live the “good life”, but what does this mean? It seems like any person you ask, you get a slightly different answer on what they believe … Continue reading Living The “Good Life”: On Possessions