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An old 18th-century white man smoking a pipe, with a long white beard and a walking stick, sowls his face at society and lives secluded with nothing but his pen and paper.

When we think of philosophers, our minds tend to drift towards the influential 18th and 19th-century thinkers, who…

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Our friends are some of the most important people in our lives. Especially those we grow up with. We move through life together, we create memories that will last lifetimes, and most of all we are there for each other during the hardships that life hurls at us.

I think…

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Humans like to think of themselves as rational, intellectual beings, who have a strong grasp of reality. Well, this is true to some degree. Throughout history, obscure thinkers have risen from the ground putting forth ludicrous theories that leave someone with a rational thought process utterly perplexed.

Philosophy is perhaps…

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So, what are you doing with your life?”, “What gives you your drive in life?”, “Where do you see yourself in 30 years?”

To some people, these questions invoke a deep sense of anxiety, simply because of the uncertainty and pure embarrassment one may feel when they are at a…

Where do philosophical ideas come from?

It’s a good question. There are many different philosophies nowadays, some originating from thousands of years ago, like Taoism, and other popular ones emerging as late as the 20th century, such as existentialism.

However, these unique and seemingly original philosophies don't come from out…

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