Happiness Part 2

Welcome to the second part of this series! In this post, we'll explore the opinions of an eastern philosopher rather than only western philosophers so that we can have more variety in this series. So without further ado, let's begin. Buddha Our first eastern philosopher is perhaps the most famous. Let's have a little bit…

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Happiness Part 1

"The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less" — Socrates A couple of boxes of pizza could get you far in terms of pure happiness. But sometimes you need something more than diabetes to make you happy in the long run. And it…

Free Will

Most of us are fairly sure that we have free will. We have the free will to choose what college to go to, the free will to choose whether to have Froot Loops or Cheetos for breakfast, and the free will to angrily text the person that’s been ignoring your texts for a week now.…

Death

“He who fears death will never do anything worth of a man who is alive.” – Seneca   Death is Inevitable No matter what you do you will die one day, no matter how successful you are, no matter how hard working you are, no matter how good, benevolent, or unbelievably holy you are you'll eventually have…

Loss and Stoicism

Loss is something that no one wants to experience. And it's understandable why that is. Loss has a uniquely sharp pain that absolutely no one in the world would want to experience. But a fact of life that can not be avoided is that you will experience loss at some point in your life, avoiding…