POLITICAL THEORY – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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POLITICAL THEORY – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Modern life is deeply attracted to the idea of progress in the 18th century as European societies became ever richer and more technological, the conventional view was that mankind was firmly set on a positive trajectory from savagery and ignorance toward prosperity and civilization. But there was at least one …

Jesus as a Philosopher of Kindness
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Jesus as a Philosopher of Kindness

We are so used to thinking of Jesus as a divinity whom we accept or reject on the basis of faith that we are apt to miss a far more relevant detail: that he was an extremely acute philosopher, whose rules on human conduct maintain a deep and ongoing applicability. …

The Secrets of Happiness – in 60 Seconds
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The Secrets of Happiness – in 60 Seconds

The secrets of happiness 1. Stop being so hopeful Expect that most things are going to go wrong marriage, job, holidays, kids Look at the glass half empty and then feel grateful Whenever things aren’t quite catastrophic 2. Stop ranting about how awful other people are Most annoying people aren’t …

Why ‘Happiness’ is a useless word – and an alternative
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Why ‘Happiness’ is a useless word – and an alternative

Eudaimonia is an Ancient Greek word, particularly emphasised by the philosophers Plato and Aristotle, that deserves wider currency because it corrects the shortfalls in one of the most central, governing but insufficient terms in our contemporary idiom: happiness. When we nowadays try to articulate the purpose of our lives, it …

What Is The Secret Of Happiness? | The School of Jessica Kellgren-Fozard
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What Is The Secret Of Happiness? | The School of Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

NARRATOR:This is Walter.This is Walter’s human, Jessica.Hello. NARRATOR: This is Jessica’s fridge.And this is a film about happiness.The School of Life is sending some of YouTube’s most popular creatorson a series of field trips to exploresome of philosophy’s most intriguing ideas.This time, Jessica Kellgren-Fozarda content creator with more subscribersthan the …

The Fear of Happiness
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The Fear of Happiness

Given how much we all long to be happy, we might presume that accepting the possibility of happiness in our lives would be an uncomplicated, serene and automatic process. But for many of us, however theoretically attached we might be to the notion of being happy, the possibility of actually …

HISTORY OF IDEAS –  Rituals
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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Rituals

One of the things that most strongly differentiates modern from traditional societies is the business of rituals. Broadly speaking, modern ones have very few of them; Traditional ones have a lot of them. What is a ritual? It’s a periodic invitation by your society, typically by its religion, to come …

Two Minute Meditation
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Two Minute Meditation

So long, since you’ve been at peace. You used to know how to come here… As a child. It’s a place in your head. Focus on the water. It’s a bit of an illness to keep wanting more. This spot isn’t glamorous… …It’s what’s all around, when we focus. This …

Hidden Knowledge Is Within You! Awakening Higher Consciousness (Law Of Attraction)
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Hidden Knowledge Is Within You! Awakening Higher Consciousness (Law Of Attraction)

The Hidden Knowledge Within You! Awakening Higher Consciousness (Law Of Attraction) life is about expanding the realm of what is possible we are in our physical bodies in the classroom of life learning how to reconnect with our power it’s become somewhat common that many have lost sight of their …

Philosophical Meditation
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Philosophical Meditation

Our minds give us trouble. And one of the leading ways people nowadays deal with them, is meditation. Sessions where you quieten thoughts, empty the mind, and focus on just a few things outside of you like, the rustle of leaves, or the flow of water. But, at the School …