Philosophy

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5 Ways music benefits your brain

“Without music, life would be a mistake” – Friedrich Nietzsche   Why is it that music can have such a strong effect on us? Music has been and still remai...
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Sam Harris – It Is Always Now

It is always now, Sam Harris discusses our mortality and how we sometimes forget the preciousness of time and the present moment in this beautifully subtle talk...
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5 Books helping you master the mind

Here is a list of 5 Books helping you master the mind. From mindfulness to neuroplasticity there is now a huge array of science and ancient techniques for us to...
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The Art of Suffering Successfully

In the course of our lives, we will be overwhelmed with a plethora of unforeseen tests, quandaries, and afflictions that at first appear to be seemingly insurmo...
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Fire at the heart of suffering

A story about the fire at the heart of suffering. An incredible animation by the guys over at Heliofant bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and...
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Observing Thought | Backing into Peace

Imagine that you are standing under a waterfall. The water pounds down on your head and shoulders and pins your feet to the ground. The steady rush of water fee...
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Give it away and it will come back

Give it away and it will come back. Alan Watts (1915-1973) who held both a master's degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, is best known as an interpre...
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Exploring Meditation

When I was in my late teens, I came across the Discourse on the Method by Rene Descartes. In the treatise he comes to certainties by way of doubting everything....
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How to work now and procrastinate later

October 14th, 2019 — Researchers discover the cure for procrastination. Tens of millions of stalled projects move forward at once. The economy explodes with pro...
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Why Question Everything?

In a world of fabrication, intended deceit, accidental error and oblivious intellectual mediocrity it's certainly a daunting task convincing others of the impor...
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Meditation makes you more creative

A recent study by cognitive psychologist Lorenza Colzato and her fellow researches shows that specific types of meditation technique can promote creative thinki...