Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: PHILOSOPHY

EXCERPT/Emerson on Education

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Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the greatest thinker-philosophers of our times, here is an exhaustive passage from one of his many lectures and addresses.

The Lasting Significance of David Hume

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The pandemic, which has taken over three million lives and continues to ravage parts of the world; the rise of Trumpism, culminating in the...

Kabir: the Poet-Reformer Whose Enduring Legacy Continues to Inspire Generations

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Saint Kabir's powerful observations on the nature of life and religiosity, his sharp remarks on the human nature and powerful grasp over the truest essence of spirituality make him one of the most loved poet-philosophers ever.

In-depth Review: J. Krishnamurti: A Life of Compassion beyond Boundaries

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Here is a reflection on the delightful and informative read by historian Roshen Dalal delving into the life and ideas of the world teacher J. Krishnamurti.

The Art of Living with Gautam Buddha and Jesus Christ

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With the extraordinary elasticity of consciousness, Thich Nhat Hanh inspires us to see beyond religious boundaries, walk with Gautam Buddha and Jesus Christ, and live with the abundance of love and kindness.

Learning Lessons in Shared Humanity from Fyodor Dostoesvsky’s The Brothers Karamazov

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Can literary characters compel us to rethink our existences, taking from Fyodor Dostoesvsky’s The Brothers Karamazov, this article looks at how great books can be lifelong teachers.

An Evening with Osho

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Osho—the controversial ‘spiritual guru’—might evoke mixed emotions. Yet, his deep insights make us reflect and wonder. Beyond dogmas and all sorts of conditioning—Osho composes a song of an altogether different kind; and in a beautiful evening, a seeker allows himself to be merged with its rhythmic flow.

Sri Aurobindo on the Ideal of Human Unity

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The need for Human Unity is the deepest spiritual needs which makes it almost a future necessity and yet the way to it is fraught by many dangers given the complexity of the present nature of humanity. - Sri Aurobindo.

What is morally wrong with discrimination: A Kantian Understanding

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Discrimination is morally egregious when we use it to justify treating another human being as anything less than a human being, as less than a person having dignity and intrinsic value.

On Death and a Poetic Celebration of Life

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Even though the pandemic-induced despair makes us see only the ugliness of death, it is still possible to celebrate life. And great poets like Walt Whitman and Rabindranath Tagore sought to walk with us, and make us see and feel the sacred meaning of this celebration.

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