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How To Be Productive According To Ancient Philosophy

How To Be Productive According To Ancient Philosophy

Explainers Life Psychology

Productivity has been a topic of discussion ever since ancient eastern and western philosophy started. It’s a universal theme. I believe it’s in our nature to make better use of our time. Let’s start by learning the following 7 productivity lessons from the most well-known philosophers in history.

A Theory Of Style

A Theory Of Style

Design

We can analyse how fashion works by breaking it down into networks of style elements. What role, then, for human creativity? Does the cultural sphere have human agency on a leash?

How To Find Your Purpose And Do What You Love

How To Find Your Purpose And Do What You Love

Life Psychology

Why prestige is the enemy of passion, or how to master the balance of setting boundaries and making friends. Prestige is like a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you enjoy. It causes you to work not on what you like, but what you’d like to like.

The Mystery Of Personal Identity: What Makes You And Your Childhood Self The Same Person Despite A Lifetime Of Change

The Mystery Of Personal Identity: What Makes You And Your Childhood Self The Same Person Despite A Lifetime Of Change

Life Psychology

What is it that makes a person the very person that she is, herself alone and not another, an integrity of identity that persists over time, undergoing changes and yet still continuing to be — until she does not continue any longer, at least not unproblematically?

The Problem Of Mindfulness

The Problem Of Mindfulness

Health Life Psychology

Instead of engaging in deliberation about oneself, what the arts of mindfulness have in common is a certain mode of attending to present events – often described as a ‘nonjudgmental awareness of the present moment’. Mindfulness promotes itself as value-neutral but it is loaded with (troubling) assumptions about the self and the cosmos.

Under The Weather

Under The Weather

Health Long Reads Nature

As psychiatrists and philosophers begin to define a pervasive mental health crisis triggered by climate change, they ask who is really sick: the individual or society?

Nietzsche On How To Find Yourself And The True Value Of Education

Nietzsche On How To Find Yourself And The True Value Of Education

History Life Psychology

Friedrich Nietzsche considered the journey of self-discovery one of the greatest and most fertile existential difficulties. “Any human being who does not wish to be part of the masses need only stop making things easy for himself. “Be yourself! All that you are now doing, thinking, desiring, all that is not you.”

Can $500 A Month Change Your Life?

Can $500 A Month Change Your Life?

Economics Politics

A California-based experiment in universal basic income considers the mundane, and potentially transformative, power of a little extra cash. It’s not a new idea, dating as far back as Tudor England. Thinkers ranging from Martin Luther King Jr. to Milton Friedman have backed it.

Virginia Mori

Inspiration
Virginia Mori
Is Poverty Necessary?

Is Poverty Necessary?

Health Life Long Reads

Progress is dynamic, self-generating, unpredictable. Poverty is static, effectively resourceless, subject to interests that are not its own, therefore valuable to those interests. 

Overcoming Despair To Discover The Meaning Of Life

Overcoming Despair To Discover The Meaning Of Life

Life Psychology

“Sick Souls, Healthy Minds” offers us a lifeline at this moment. As we tell each other what to watch, what to cook, what to read and what exercises to do, John Kaag invites us to ask, together with America’s greatest philosopher, William James, what makes life worth living.

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