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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The Week Magazine

Stop making fun of philosophy and read some philosophy
The Week Magazine
We make jokes about philosophy majors. ("Lotta lucrative career prospects there, amirite?") We don't see the value in going around asking questions like "What is Beauty?" and "What is Justice?" and "Why is there something rather than nothing?" But ...


Mount Holyoke College 'Philosophy for Children' class to be featured on WGBY/57
The Republican - masslive.com
When the class was filmed for a documentary last fall, the Mount Holyoke students used six children's picture books, each focusing on a different question of philosophy. “Frederick,” for example, prompts the question, “What is work?” through the story ...


Philosophy, human rights the focus of New Ulm marijuana arrest challenge
Mankato Free Press
NEW ULM — Philosophy treatises about fundamental human rights dominated the discussion as much as criminal law Thursday in Brown County District Court during a hearing for the New Ulm man challenging his marijuana arrest on constitutional grounds.


Wall Street Journal

Do What I Mean, Not What I Say
Wall Street Journal
Do What I Mean, Not What I Say. Ancient philosophers deliberately concealed the meaning of their writings to protect society from dangerous truths. A review of Arthur M. Melzer's 'Philosophy Between the Lines.' ...


Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)

Restroom philosophy
Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)
I find most restroom graffiti crude and defacing. But I have to admit I was a bit intrigued when I came across these two bits of vandalism in a stall in the men's room at the Rensselaer train station. I was afraid I might have wandered into “The ...

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NPA, Foundation Advocate Teaching of Philosophy in Primary, Secondary Schools
The Guardian
WITH the belief that training in philosophy would provide an excellent background needed for handling ethical issues in any profession, the Nigeria Philosophical Association (NPA), in collaboration with the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation, has flagged ...


UConn Today (blog)

Philosopher Ruth Millikan Inducted to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
UConn Today (blog)
Millikan, Distinguished Professor emerita of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was elected as part of the 2014 class of members, which includes winners of the Nobel Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, Pulitzer Prize, Fulbright Fellowship ...


University of Dayton - News Home

Honored for Scholarship, Activism
University of Dayton - News Home
DesAutels is being recognized for her scholarship in the areas of ethics, medical ethics, moral psychology, feminist philosophy and cognitive science as well as her leadership in advancing women and other under-represented groups in philosophy.


The Atlantic

The Cold Logic of Drunk People
The Atlantic
In two separate experiments, researchers presented bar-goers with a questionnaire about philosophy and their state of mind; a total of 102 men and women took part. ("One participant was excluded from the study because he did not follow the instructions ...


History of Philosophy class offered by CLC Discovery Program
Chicago Tribune
Learn about the history of philosophy while tracing the ideas that have shaped western thought from ancient Greece to modern times. A four-session Tuesday afternoon class, offered by the College of Lake County Discovery! Program starting Nov. 11, will ...

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Dorothy Dunn and Primitive Art

The artist's of tribes of the Great Plains left their... Read More

Darius and the US Postal Service

DARIUS: - Coins bearing his visage are found in the... Read More

The Earth Energy Grid

EARTH ENERGY GRID: - Sedona, Arizona is not only my... Read More

Archetypes

DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY (ARCHETYPES): - "All material bodies are condensations of... Read More

Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic

I admit I am only able to provide guesses as... Read More

Evolution and Exorcisms

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

German Philosophers

German Culture: German PhilosophersGerman and German speaking philosophers have made... Read More

Einstein and Eirugena

ALBERT EINSTEIN: - "I am satisfied with the Mysteries of... Read More

Checked Into Nirvana. Where Is Joy?

Eckhart Tolle lived upto his twenty ninth year in a... Read More

Life in the Universe; Part 1

Is there life ( extraterrestrial life or any other form... Read More

Purpose

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

Desire is the First Step

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

I Wouldnt Change A Thing

CHAPTER ONE: From Riches to Rags:When I look back upon... Read More

Nature of Visual Representation

Nature is often called "red in tooth and claw", this... Read More

Infinity - Feynman

RICHARD FEYNMAN: - I had the great pleasure of watching... Read More

Plato to Bushco

The Neoplatonic Hierarchy:The twentieth century has seen a lot of... Read More

In Answer To: Words Of Encouragement

Throughout my life, I have always known that it is... Read More

Common Psi-sense

Up until the start of the 20th Century there was... Read More

Star-Fire Ceremony

The Templar flag Columbus and da Gama traveled under was... Read More

Illuminati in Kentucky

Illuminati in Kentucky:My fevered imagination includes the probability that Andrew... Read More

Crop Circles and Critical Mass

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

Father Ernetti and the Philosophers Stone

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

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Web

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

Understanding Of I-Ching And Tai Chi In Relation To Our Lives

Tai Chi, The Great Ultimate, was found earliest in the... Read More

Guerrilla Mythbusting: 5 Snappy Rules For Spotting and Exposing Popular Nonsense

College students tend to wax enthusiastic about the lessons they... Read More