Philosophy

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Philosophy articles that cover a wide range of topics. This is the spot for applying philosophical arguments to hot or important issues of the day

Jungian Archetypes: The All-Encompassing cheat sheet

Introduction This article introduces Jungian archetypes and discusses the most common of them. Archetypes are a fundamental element in understanding literature, psychology, and life experience. Jungian archetypes were first introduced by Carl Jung, who considered them part of the collective unconscious where all humans share certain universal images or symbols. These symbols emerge from our deepest collective hopes and fears about what we know to be true about humanity so far. The Jungian archetype list: “The Wise Old Man” is […]

Psychic Empathy: Develop Your Powers

Do you ever wonder if psychic empathy is real? Many people claim to have psychic powers and abilities. It’s an interesting subject that has been discussed for centuries, but there is still no consensus on whether psychic empathy exists or not. In this article, we’ll explore the idea of psychic empathy and see what conclusions we can come to about it. One of the most intriguing and mysterious powers that we tend to consider is psychic empathy. Psychic empathy is […]

Pragmatism Examples: Investigating the Convergence of Philosophy and Pragmatism

There’s not a lot of modern Pragmatism examples, at least none that are that interesting. So we thought you should know about the history. Pragmatism is a philosophical tradition that began in the United States around 1870. It has been described as “a perspective that includes pragmatism, naturalism and relativism.” This blog post looks at pragmatist philosophers such as William James and Charles Sanders Peirce to see how they draw on pragmatist concepts of meaning-making, truth-seeking, and changeability. We will […]

Futurism 101: What is Futurism and Who are the Noteworthy Futurists

Futurism is a way of thinking about the future by looking at current trends and extrapolating them into the near or distant future. It’s not predicting the future but rather imagining what it might be like. The term futurist was coined in 1909 when Italian writer Filippo Tommaso Marinetti published his Manifesto of Futurism. In this manifesto, he called for an art that represented modern life’s speed, violence, and dynamism. Today, many futurists study everything from technology to economics to […]

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What atheist means in simple terms

What atheist detractors won’t tell you is that atheism means one without a belief in god. Atheism does not refer to such beliefs as the belief that there are no gods or the disbelief in god, but it refers to an absence of any beliefs about the existence of gods. There’s also atheist-agnostic: someone who has given up on finding out if there’s a god or not – they’re just waiting for evidence either way. Agnostics don’t know whether there […]

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Minimalism: A Way to A Cleaner and Sustainable Life

Introduction Minimalism is a trend in design and lifestyle that emphasizes simplicity, cleanliness, and order. It’s not just for the ultra-rich anymore. The idea of living with less has been gaining traction in recent years as people look to live more sustainable lives. The problem is it’s hard to know where to start on your journey towards minimalism when there are so many articles telling you what to do differently or how this one person was able to reduce their […]

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Leadership skills and qualities – A transformational philosophy

This post is intended to reveal the mysteries of leadership skills and qualities. Important to note, you don’t have to be the best leader. At least at first, eventually, the goal will be to go from a good leader to a great leader. So get ready to begin your own journey to greatness. For the women, obviously. Just kidding. But seriously, though, the rewards of being a good leader abound. There are monetary rewards, influence, and power. Good leaders acquire […]

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Walled gardens on the internet – meaning and examples

The term “walled garden,” is typically used in the context of social media sites. Facebook and Instagram are examples of walled gardens on the internet. As a result, these two sites control what content users will see through their algorithms and policies – filtering outposts from other platforms that may not align with their interests or values. These sites also limit their user’s ability to communicate outside of them by restricting third-party apps such as Snapchat and Whatsapp. Third-party apps […]

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Postmodernism: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Postmodernism – what is it? You may have heard the term before, but what exactly does it mean, and how can you use it to your advantage in activism work? This post will define this philosophical movement and then discuss its implications for activist work. Postmodernism emerged as a critique of modernity. It arose in reaction to the idea that history has an objective truth value. In other words, we cannot be sure whether our understanding of reality truly reflects […]