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The History of the Bible by John Barton – Book Review

The Bible is still the best sold book ever. It continues to guide, inspire and influence people every single day. Some people devote their whole lives to the study of this one book. The Bible is an important book, if not one of the most important books in western history. As someone who is trying […]

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Philosophy in Times of Corona

The first true pandemic to hit the world in a long time. After the fear of Ebola and SARS that it would come in great numbers to the Western world, it finally came to be. Covid-19 or the Coronavirus as the media calls it, did the unthinkable. Cafés, bars and restaurants are closed, as well […]

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How the Socratic Method can change your life

Socrates, one of the most if not the most known philosopher to have ever graced this earth. He left no writings whatsoever making him a rather strange character. We know him mostly from the dialogues of Plato, but also from writings of Xenophon and even a comedy by Aristophanes. But there is one method that […]

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About Self-Respect

I always think it’s weird how people keep telling other people to be more confident. To have more self-esteem. As if regarding yourself highly will solve your problems. Maybe you are not at the point where you can think highly of yourself, and when you do it at that point it might have disastrous consequences. […]

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Monthly Book Review Februari – Video

My monthly book review for Februari. I hope you enjoy! Books covered:The History of Philosophy – A.C. GraylingThe Republic – PlatoHow to Win Friends and Influence Others – Dale CarnegieMarx: a Very Short Introduction – Peter SingerMeditations – Marcus AureliusArchetypes – Carl Jung

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The History of Philosophy by A.C. Grayling – Book Review

If you are looking for a new book to introduce you to the marvelous, wonderful world of philosophy, I would strongly recommend the History of Philosophy by A.C. Grayling. This book packs a punch and has a lot of strong aspects. It is the newest full-fledged history of philosophy out there and if you want […]

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Fear

Do you sometimes have that feeling of existential dread? That feeling of not knowing what to do? That feeling as if the world doesn’t exist anymore and you’re just thrown at yourself? You feel lost. You feel as if nothing is certain anymore. As if nothing has any meaning anymore. That’s fear. Not just being […]

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Cultural Relativism – Video

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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius – Book Review

Marcus Aurelius, a roman emperor and philosopher who not only read about stoic philosophy but actually used it in practice. He is one of the prime examples that shows that philosophy isn’t just a course one can follow in school but is a way of living. The Meditations is a book containing his wisdom about […]

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Archetypes & the Collective Unconscious by Carl Jung – Book Review

Carl Jung is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst most famous for being the founder of the analytical psychology and numerous psychological terminologies like Archetypes, the collective unconscious and extraversion and introversion. He popularized the words extrovert and introvert, which are still broadly used today.             I read the book Archetypes by Carl Jung, which is sort […]