Wondering Evermore

out the door with the backpack containing only with the basics of necessities in order to find seek/ search/ and/or locate the meaning of truth that is does it truly exist or is it a figment of our collective imagination if so then can we say that the human race is living in a worldContinue reading “Wondering Evermore”

Know Thyself

“The aim of human life is to know thyself. Think for yourself. Question authority. Think with your friends. Create, create new realities. Philosophy is a team sport. Philosophy is the ultimate, the ultimate aphrodisiac pleasure. Learning how to operate your brain, learning how to operate your mind, learning how to redesign chaos” – Timothy Leary

Young Children

Young children are naturally so philosophical. They ask: ‘What is real? What is truth?’ They have to learn it; they don’t automatically know it. To them, it’s a game. You can study this for years in college, and yet you probably asked it when you were four or five years old. – Sharon Creech —Continue reading “Young Children”

Observation

The Indian philosopher J. Krishnamurti once remarked that observing without evaluating is the highest form of human intelligence. When I first read this statement, the thought, ‘What nonsense!’ shot through my mind before I realized that I had just made an evaluation. — Marshall Rosenberg

Socrates

Socrates Keep this in mind the next time you are about to repeat a rumor or spread gossip. In ancient Greece (469 – 399 BC), Socrates was widely lauded for his wisdom. One day an acquaintance ran up to him excitedly and said, “Socrates, do you know what I just heard about Diogenes?” “Wait aContinue reading “Socrates”

According to Buddhist philosophy,… – Dalai Lama

According to Buddhist philosophy, happiness is the result of an enlightened mind whereas suffering is caused by a distorted mind. This is very important. A distorted mind, in contrast to an enlightened mind, is one that is not in tune with reality. -Dalai Lama