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10 Insanely Useful Stoic Exercises

Today I want to describe various Stoic exercises that you can do to develop a Stoic outlook on life. While this is obviously useful for the would-be …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

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The Remarkable Philosophy of JAINISM

<b>One of the most remarkable creations of Indian civilization is the philosophy and religion of Jainism.</b><p><b>The Jain community in India today is an</b> …

101 Powerful Zen Sayings and Proverbs to Live By

Buddhaimonia.“The world is its own magic.” - Shunryu Suzuki When I was first introduced to Zen, I really had no idea what I was getting myself into. …

Stoic Philosophy of Mind

Stoicism was one of the most important and enduring philosophies to emerge from the Greek and Roman world. The Stoics are well known for their …

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Modern Stoicism

As I’ve been practicing Stoic philosophy, I’ve come to realize that Stoicism isn’t really about virtue – it’s more about using good judgment to seek …

Body Thy Shrine, Yoga Thy Light

What is it about taking a class with Guruji or Geetaji that makes us feel so good? Why did<br>Guruji say that his body is a bow, his asanas are the …

Joseph Campbell

"The unconscious for Jung, then, came first. It was primary. Consciousness was something that arose out of unconsciousness. Biologically, this is a …

A Quest For The Unattainable Unification Of Knowledge

In his recent book, <i>The Meaning of Human Existence</i>, the celebrated evolutionary biologist, entomologist and essayist Edward Wilson sets off to chart a possible path toward the unification of the sciences and the humanities — taking off from his 1998 book Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. If we …

A History of Eastern Philosophy

<b>Share this infographic on your site!</b><p>Eastern Philosophy is expansive, beginning as far back as 5,000 years ago. Eastern philosophies are also some of …

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Meditation in Action

“Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.” – Shunryu Suzuki<p>The final step in integrating meditation into …

List of unsolved problems in neuroscience

There are yet unsolved problems in neuroscience, although some of these problems have evidence supporting a hypothesized solution, and the field is …

Absence of Madness

When I write or speak of mindfulness (“Sati” in Pali) I emphasize the connotation of remembering—not in the usual sense of a memory of ideas or …

I Am Loving Awareness

When talking about awareness, most of us identify with our awareness through the ego, through the mind and senses. But the true self is in the middle …

The Search for Meaning

Parabola Podcast Episode 28: The Miraculous<p>Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola Magazine’s new issue, “The Miraculous,” …

College of Arts and Sciences

A new program will introduce local high school students to opportunities in the sciences, technology, engineering and math. Learn how to apply. <br>Read …

Philosophy You Can Use: The Ancient, Practical Wisdom in Stoic Thinking

When most people think of "philosophy," their eyes glaze over. It's the last thing they want, let alone something they need.<p>But this, as you already know, is silly and naive.<p>Philosophy is not just about talking or lecturing, or even reading long, dense books. In fact, it is something men and women …

Shakespeare's Montaigne review – philosophy as the bard read it

See where Shakespeare borrowed from the French essayist in John Florio's superlative translation<p>It's Father's Day on Sunday. So which sentiment most closely conforms to your idea of child-rearing? "He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes"? Or, "I …

An Introvert's Guide to Networking

<i>Andrea Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Once I was making oatmeal in the microwave in my dorm and two of my other flatmates came in…<p>I never cooked …

'Action Philosophers': Two Millennia of Philosophy in Comic Form

<i>A comic book brings philosophy to eye-popping, exquisitely drawn life.</i><p>Evil Twin Comics<p>A Poetic Antidote to City Life<br>• Affection, In Cartoon Form<br>• Animated Primers on Religions<p>Graphic nonfiction has established itself as a storytelling medium for educational entertainment and entertaining education, …