Category: philosophy

Love and Mysticism

Anyone who has been following my posts on this site will know and understand that…

How do I stop being terrified of death? I’m only 16 and I can never stop thinking about dying ever since I was 7

…. Nothing tramatic has happened to me but the thought of the world being black…

Why don’t Westerners elect highly moral or morally near-perfect people, like priests, ethicists to lead them to a more moral life? How is this rational?

The assumption of this question is that all western government is corrupt, when in actuality…

As a theist, how do you react if your god told you to abandon your holy book?

I’d say it’s about time, I abandoned it long ago. You see it’s obvious, nothing…

Why has the description of hell been so embraced when we know its true historical meaning is nothing more than a state of death?

“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and…

What do global elites stand to gain from the mass influx of refugees into the West?

Well apart from the obvious answer that refugees and migrants can offer a source of…

How does wisdom make us wise?

You might as well ask how does light make us see? “No man was ever…

How do you cope with eternal nothingness after death?

People who ask questions like this often tend to be suffering from a dose of…

Why do philosophers and scientists exaggerate with trying to find answer for everything like: “why do we die”?

The ancient stoic philosophers used to say that nothing in nature is bad. Death is…

What is the distinction between consciousness and object of consciousness?

Matter cannot observe itself so a mind is required. The fundamental divide in the universe…

After realizing the absurdity of life, how can one survive and move on?

The feeling of the absurd is life itself, you have to seek meaning in your…

How did you overcome depression, and how is your life better now?

Study Stoicism, it’s a mental health life philosophy that will see you through just about…

What would you say to a person who believes in himself completely and work hard for his dreams with limited resources even when everything in his life seems to be up against him?

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the…

Is philosophy just a way for hyper-intelligent philosophers to justify their worldviews, while simultaneously imposing it on other hyper-intelligent people?

Philosophy is for everyone, not just the hyper-intelligent. If you consider the beginnings of philosophy…

What purpose do I play in the universe?

I hate to say it as someone that has spent his whole life looking for…

Why do enlightened people say that we are one with everything?

From a philosophical point of view, it’s not just modern mystics and the enlightened that…

How to use philosophy to deal with bad OCD and anxiety

You can start by making a simple list of things that are worrying you then…

Is there a universal meaning of life?

There is one and that is simply to exist. Anything other and beyond that can…

What is life? What is the meaning of life? What is the purpose behind our lives?

Many dedicated thinkers over many hundreds of years have invested all of their mental energies…

Without God or some other divine source of morality, what is the point of being good to anyone or anything else?

The stoic position is that virtue is it’s own reward. Think about it for a…