An Amazing, Hazy Look Into The Future

Sometimes we all sit and think. Sometimes we doodle with a pen. Do we ever look in depth at what we are thinking? I am amazed at the amount of people who say 'when the phone rang I knew it was you.' 'I was just going to call when you... Read More

Simple Words

The words, the thoughts, the processes go on and on.As simple as it may seem to me I tend to feel that all words have their own meaning and not always the dictionary form.A simple word takes the form of many other words as each individual person who hears it... Read More

What Is Destiny? Is There Some Thing Called Free Will?

One of the greatest and everlasting debates of humanity has been about the role of destiny in the lives of human beings. There was a time when it was almost an accepted fact of life that each and every event was governed by destiny of human beings. Astrology was considered... Read More

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Web

I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them. The probability of that obviously is very low but laws of probability have often been known to falter at the crucial test of reality. For example, there is a statistical theory that if you gave a... Read More

DNA, Fiction and Society; How it Affects Thought

A book called the Seven Daughters of Eve by Richard Sykes is worthy of a read and talks about what we have learned about the flow of human beings populations through DNA research. Thus it is safe to say that certain members of our species have developed differently and in... Read More

Desire is the First Step

When a member of a species determines it wants something a thought is born, which triggers a desire and thus starts the brain into a cycle innovation and strategy. If it is hunger in a Bald Eagle it means flying over the river to catch a Salmon. If it is... Read More

Culture and Knowledge

In eastern Cultures the passing of thought was considered valuable, so much in fact that even to this day members of those cultures respect their elders and listen to their advice. The passing of such thoughts and concepts and philosophies is of extreme value. The Christianity religion and its followers... Read More

Humans Who Are Disrespected Seek Revenge

The easiest way to gain enemies is to disrespect people. Inherently for some reason; humans who are disrespected more often than not seek revenge. This should be a warning of what happens in business deals, corporate brainstorming (with regards to hard earned and developed Organizational Capital) or even an outcast... Read More

Tempus Fugit and the Dollar Doesnt

Money is time, a commodity which can be used to gage worth in respect to the time needed to construct, design, build, assemble, mine or in other ways accomplish a task, the creation of a product, a skill, an idea or any materialistic value. The value of a dollar changes... Read More

Choice and Social Acceptance in Human Organizations

Let's discuss choice and social acceptance. I had the most interesting conversation the other day with a friend at a coffee shop. I was working on a quote and read it out loud and then we discussed it for hours. First here is the quote:"It is interesting how many groups,... Read More

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Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Do We Cheapen Philosophy When We Use It as Therapy?
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
I teach an undergraduate class on Nietzsche, a philosopher who has a reputation for captivating young minds. After one class, a student came to see me. There was something bothering her. "Is it OK to be changed by reading a philosopher?" she asked.

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Morehead State University News

Powers first philosophy intern in MSU, St. Claire partnership
Morehead State University News
According to Dr. Scott Davison, professor of philosophy and chair of Morehead State University's Department of Department of History, Philosophy, International and Legal Studies, "they (philosophy majors) develop highly portable skills that serve them ...


New York Post

How Mets borrowed from Yanks' philosophy for October run
New York Post
There's an episode of “Cheers” in which Diane, uncertain whether to keep her job in a convent or return to the bar to work for Sam again, looks to the heavens for guidance. “Give me a sign,” she pleads, “to tell me what to do.” On cue, Sam enters the ...


Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong
Washington Post
But I think we ought to be able to get along, because all hard-core advocates of this or that food philosophy have two things in common: They're paying attention, and they're wrong. It's great that they're paying attention, because most people sure ...


The Guardian (blog)

Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first
The Guardian (blog)
When you go to see a Pixar film you know you're going to see something clever, funny and inventive. What you don't expect, however, is to see a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing philosophical issues of them ...

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The Guardian

Does philosophy have a problem with women?
The Guardian
This question has been debated by women and men in philosophy for years, and last week became the cover story in the Times Literary Supplement. Of all the humanities departments in British universities, only philosophy departments have a mere 25% ...


Daily Inter Lake

Greek in Glacier program brings philosophy to the park
Daily Inter Lake
“A few summers ago a small group of Polebridge locals began to gather on Friday afternoons to discuss the life values present in ancient Greek philosophy,” Roberts said. So how did Roberts, a former college professor with a Ph.D. in classics from the ...


RantSports

Boston Red Sox Need To Change Pitching Philosophy
RantSports
One of the most frustrating aspects of this season for the Boston Red Sox has been the complete lack of quality starting pitching. We all know about the Red Sox not going out and getting an ace, and that will always be known as the worst decision the ...

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Los Angeles Times

Philosophy via Facebook? Why not?
Los Angeles Times
Academic philosophers tend to have a narrow view of what is valuable philosophical work. Hiring, tenure, promotion and prestige depend mainly on one's ability to produce journal articles in a particular theoretical, abstract style, mostly in reaction ...


The Kama Sutra as a Work of Philosophy
New York Times
But the grand ambition of her book is to elevate the Kama Sutra to the status of two great philosophical works that have influenced Indian society: Manu's Dharmashastra, which invented castes and defined women as subordinate to men, embarrassing some ...

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Slavers Claim To be Slaves - Taxation

The United States of America was planned by elite members... Read More

Belief is Closure

The CON in CONstructs:There are many esoteric wisdom schools and... Read More

Desire is the First Step

When a member of a species determines it wants something... Read More

Three Theories

An event occurs, then there must be an antecedent event,... Read More

The Esoteric Mandate (Rothschilds too)

The monopoly called usury given to a specific group of... Read More

Youre Wrong

Isn't it amazing how often you're wrong? I mean that... Read More

From Experience: Is It the Circle of Life?

All of it in one way or another a part... Read More

Evolution and Exorcisms

EVOLUTION: More surprising to me as I consider where my... Read More

Critical Thinking To Go: Dodging The Pepperoni Pizza Fallacy

Today we commonly hear in the news journalistic items about... Read More

Purpose

There is no God.Belief is a stray sentiment; it functions... Read More

Emerson and Plato

You might be surprised by the breadth and reach of... Read More

The Tree of Life and Allies

There are names in many languages and cultures or even... Read More

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Web

I really believe there are things nobody would see if... Read More

My Insight into Numerology

From time to time, we wonder about the mystery that... Read More

Some Ponderable Questions

I am nothing if not inquisitive. Ask any person who... Read More

Crop Circles and Critical Mass

CROP CIRCLES:The Learning Channel (August 7, 2003) just had a... Read More

Tempus Fugit and the Dollar Doesnt

Money is time, a commodity which can be used to... Read More

Joseph Bonaparte and The New Jersey Devil

Joseph Bonaparte and The New Jersey Devil:"Commodore Stephen Decatur was... Read More

The Concept of the Sublime in Eighteenth Century Philosophy

The development of the concept of the sublime as an... Read More

Quotes to Think About

INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"There is a principle which is a bar against... Read More

Fire Walkers

DERVISH: - Whirling and ecstatically altering their conscious and soul... Read More

Father Ernetti and the Philosophers Stone

And there will be many 'experts' who say that light... Read More

Visions Of Heaven And Hell On Earth

Let us now pessimistically endeavour to communication the sentient of... Read More

Teilhard de Chardin

FATHER PIERRE TEILHARD de CHARDIN:He is one of my heroes... Read More

Simple Words

The words, the thoughts, the processes go on and on.As... Read More