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PHILOSOPHY – Augustine

Augustine was a Christian philosopher, who lived in the 4th and 5th century A.D., on the fringes of the rapidly declining Roman Empire in the North African town of Hippo. He served as bishop for 35 years, proving popular and inspirational to his largely uneducated and poor congregation. In his last days, a Germanic tribe… Read More »

Do We Have Free Will or Are We Predetermined?

The history of philosophy has been dominated by competing arguments around the ideas of Free Will and Determinism. Simply stated, the issue hangs on whether human beings should be thought of as fundamentally free to choose their actions and mould their lives – or whether they should be deemed as being at heart determined by… Read More »

Writing a will: What to leave behind after you die | BJ Miller

As these things go, there are layers of issues. So a will is not sort of a simple, one piece of paper kind of document. There are many different kinds of wills. There’s wills to handle your things. There’s wills to handle your body. And there are wills to handle your legacy, in a way.… Read More »

OSHO: Oracles, Tarot and Other Divination Tools

Applying ancient divination to modern intuition | Peter Struck | TEDxPenn

Translator: Nadia Putri Reviewer: Denise RQ The year is 480 B.C. The Persians have mounted on an army of 300,000 men, the largest in history up until that time. It’s a sized army that the Romans would later use to dominate the entire Mediterranean. The leader of the Persians, Xerxes, a man of such stature… Read More »

Can you solve the famously difficult green-eyed logic puzzle? – Alex Gendler

Imagine an island where 100 people, all perfect logicians, are imprisoned by a mad dictator. There’s no escape, except for one strange rule. Any prisoner can approach the guards at night and ask to leave. If they have green eyes, they’ll be released. If not, they’ll be tossed into the volcano. As it happens, all… Read More »

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Becoming an Artist | Art21 “Extended Play”

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Becoming an Artist When I was a college student in Tokyo, my study was German Philosophy and also Marxist Economics, And also, Hegel, Kant… I was trying to catch up with the Western philosophy. Socialism and Communism–now it’s been taken as a kind of a failed theory or failed thinking, But, back in… Read More »

The five major world religions – John Bellaimey

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Jessica Ruby In all times and places in our history, human beings have wondered, “Where did we come from? What’s our place in the world? What happens to us after we die?” Religions are systems of belief that have developed and evolved over time in response to these and other eternal… Read More »

Can Christians Believe in Astrology?

Can Christians believe in Astrology? Well you could but in the end you’ll just be wasting your time and offending the Almighty. Okay, let me unpack that for a second. First of all, if you do love Astrology I’m sorry, I’m not in your camp. But we can still be friends. Thanks for giving me… Read More »

Mooji Baba returns to the home of his Master Papaji

Master, Just as I had the privilege to be with You, I now bring all those that You invite through me to You to have the privilege to sit at Your lotus feet. Nothing is mine – all is You. Thank You for this privilege. May we remain always at Your feet, And inside Your… Read More »