Be more like Goldilocks.
If you see life as only a source of suffering and misery, why bring anyone else into that? This belief, called anti-natalism, is on the rise.
According to bushido, your life is of secondary importance to key virtues, like honor, loyalty, and justice.
It's time to bring "friendship love" back.
A primer on Judith Butler’s theory of gender and performativity.
The idea is to study the thing itself — be it a work of literature, death, family, a car, a vaccine, or the hospital — without preconceived notions, trendy easy answers, or dogma imposed on it.
Stoicism is popular today but often misunderstood and misapplied. In fact, a naive interpretation of Stoicism is damaging to your well-being.
Scientists can make substantial progress without fully understanding exactly what they're doing.
No, Gandhi did not single-handedly bring about Indian independence. Pacifism alone usually gets you killed.
These core teachings make an ideal starting point for exploring Buddhist philosophy.
Who — or what — really controls your mind?
Nobody actually knows what will come of AI. But we can console ourselves with the knowledge that nobody has ever really known anything about the future.
Descartes broke from the European philosophers who preceded him and devised a new way of considering humanity and the world.
We will have a better shot at improving our lives once we come to understand, know, and love the people we will one day become.
Dive into a realm where time, space, and even reality itself are put into question.
The existential philosopher argued that an authentic and meaningful life is measured by choice.
For the clarity of a “beginner’s mind” and a path to true and lasting wisdom, one must fully embrace "not-knowing."
Diogenes engaged in shocking behavior to demonstrate the contradictions, small-mindedness, and sheer absurdity of prevailing social conventions.