Tag Archive: philosophy

The Path to Peasantry

It is an unavoidable truth that most people in history have been members of the peasant class. Reading has often been a skill used to uplift the masses. Reading provides the knowledge required… Continue reading

Response to Stimuli

Part of what it means to be a living organism is the ability to respond to stimuli. Something that is not alive, like a rock or a truck, cannot respond to things on… Continue reading

Paint and Shoes

I know one thing for sure: just when you think you know something that is one hundred percent, absolutely true, life will show you that you really know nothing at all. If you… Continue reading

Good Reminders

Everybody does bad things sometimes. Even good people do bad things. Why? This question has plagued philosophers, family members, and police officers for as long as bad things have existed. One reason people… Continue reading

Four Planets in One!

Human beings appear to possess an innate desire to go to other places. Through the course of human history, people have embarked on mass movements when it would have been easier for them… Continue reading

Time is Like Gravity

Time is like gravity. Both are fundamental aspects of the universe. And both can easily go unnoticed. We take them as a given. But there is always just the right amount of gravity,… Continue reading

Dreams Don’t Come True (And that is probably good)

There are a lot of weird things about the human experience. Sometimes you have to go out of your way to find the strange things in the world, but the strangest thing is… Continue reading

Stuck

There are few things more frustrating than getting stuck. Alas, getting stuck is a common thing, as progress is an easy thing to halt. Some forms of being stuck are more important than… Continue reading

The Meaning of Mean

The word “mean” can have three different meanings. The first is meaning itself. What is a thing’s significance? Why is it important? This is the meaning of the word meaning. For now we… Continue reading

Time Flies

We have all heard the old adage, “Time flies when you are having fun.” Time also appears to move more slowly when you are not. This is one if the greatest injustices in… Continue reading

The Lenses of Identity

People are obsessed with looking through lenses. Not actual lenses, like the ones in telescopes or sunglasses. Although those are cool. I mean the metaphorical lenses of identity. People have different experiences that… Continue reading

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