Consciousness, quantum physics and Buddhism

What is consciousness? And how do I really know you are conscious? This is the problem of solipsism. I know your brain is very similar to mine as you look like a human, sound like one and give an expression of someone with brain like other humans. By mathematical induction then, there is a perfectly … Continue reading Consciousness, quantum physics and Buddhism

10 reasons why socrates is still relevant today

Leaders in Europe and America have to take out dusty books of philosophy and check why Socrates and his ideas are still valid today: They’ve Never Been Rendered Obsolete He Taught Us to Question Everything He Taught Us That Life is Worthless Without Happiness He Taught Us to Ask if There’s Such a Thing as a Just War … Continue reading 10 reasons why socrates is still relevant today

freedom according to camus, adler, gandhi, buddhism and modernity

Since Protagoras’ famous "man is the measure of all things," declaring human freedom as an unlimited absolute, philosophers have been fascinated with the idea of freedom. Philosopher/scholar Adler categorized freedom as: self-realization acquired state of mind self-determination: to determine — not necessarily carry-out — wishes/actions in life Gandhi thought, "freedom isn't worth having if it … Continue reading freedom according to camus, adler, gandhi, buddhism and modernity