why everyone needs a guide to life
The schools of today need to be replaced with schools of ‘thought’
You see, the goal of mainstream education is to produce a massive workforce.They recruit curious minds first,and then numb them by instilling in them the fear of failing and facing humiliation in front of many,so that they can then indoctrinate them easily and produce whatever they want out of the masses.Conventional education uses our very... Continue Reading →
How can a 20-something gain an edge over life?
Pastor Charles R. Swindoll once said that life is 10% action and 90% reaction. That’s always hit home for me because when you think about it, life really is all about perception.Life can be tough, so you’ve got to be careful what you feed your mind and soul.And just when it comes to understanding life... Continue Reading →
Do you know what the soul and you are?
What is the soul, asked Rumi to me.Who is it who sits in my ear when I speak?Who is it who sees the world through my eyes?Who is it within me who looks at me in the mirror?Oh, the questions of Rumi my master and my oblivious conscience!What is the soul and where is it... Continue Reading →
The striking connection between Kierkegaard’s laugh and Diogenes’ Cynic philosophy
The striking connection between Kierkegaard's laugh and Diogenes' cynic philosophy
Humans are their own biggest enemy,trying to kill their own self.
It's funny how for centuries, humans had been exploiting lands and calling themselves kings and what not, all in the name of quenching their insecurity that they are a nobody, a non-entity in this mighty universe, yet disguising their brutal and unforgivable acts with mighty words like Empire and Kingdom as if such erections reaped... Continue Reading →
Stoicism can help you deal with the horrors and heartbreaks of the pandemic
Seneca "We suffer more in imagination, than in reality", said Seneca once.And thus, to prevent any such unnecessary amplification by the mind, Stoicism comes into play as the cure. Stoicism has been a common thread though some of history’s great leaders. It has been practiced by Kings, presidents, artists, writers and entrepreneurs. Marcus Aurelius. Frederick... Continue Reading →
If a philosophy isn’t worth having, then life isn’t worth living.
Well, Descartes once said he thought therefore he was, but we, do not think, so does that mean that we do not exist?Yeah, it is a pretty good question perhaps, that we exist or do not exist.For life, like a dream, is encapsulated by darkness all around and we're terrified of waking up from this... Continue Reading →
The role of poetry and art in forming an individual.
Everyone begins life oblivious and at the mercy of others. We barely develop enough conscience before we are moulded into someone else. Someone who would a sheep of the society.Who never even chose who he wanted to be in the first place and was thrust upon by propaganda and weakness. Yet, if we look at... Continue Reading →
The depth in one’s persona is key to making a global impact.
In order to live the best life possible, we need to add certain elements to our persona. We need to groom our body and mind in the first place to make a long lasting impact.We need to be at our best in every way possible to leave a mark upon the world. The best ways... Continue Reading →