Epictetus’ Wisdom

Today I would like to share with you some of Epictetus wisdom, by sharing with you a few of his quotes. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher, born a slave at Hierapolis and lived in Rome until his banishment. Epictetus was banished from Rome along with other Stoic philosophers by the emperor Domitian, who was irritated…… Continue reading Epictetus’ Wisdom

Understanding Death

The concept of death in modern times is considered to be more or less taboo. People perceive it as a morbid theme rather than a natural aspect of our 3D existence. We talk about faith and science yet when it comes to death, we seem to hit a wall and use neither. Both explain energy…… Continue reading Understanding Death

“The Way”: Samurai Wisdom

The following verses were obtained from Hagakure, which some might know as Hagakure Kikigaki and others as “The book of the Samurai: Analects of Nabeshima”. Today I chose to write about it as tribute to my father. My “padre” (father) was devoted to its code and taught me as much as he could, his admiration…… Continue reading “The Way”: Samurai Wisdom

Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety can be one of the most crippling sensations. There are many people who suffer from serious anxiety problems which on many occasions lead them to find themselves in the most stressful and painful situations; not only for themselves but also for their loved ones and others around them. Anxiety can start to manifest for…… Continue reading Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety

Life and God According to Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese origin. He was one of the early thinkers of the enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of self and the universe; he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of philosophy. As a rationalist, he was a member of the philosophical current which…… Continue reading Life and God According to Spinoza

Duality: Understanding Good And Evil

We live in a dual world; at the current level of “sleep” consciousness we live in, we use Polarity (Duality) to determine what is good or bad. We believe we use logic and reason, however many of us fall pray to a logic skew by our false ego. As human beings we are always looking…… Continue reading Duality: Understanding Good And Evil

Let’s Talk About Sex

Many people seem to think there is no wrong way to talk about sex with others. Those people usually feel because it is their sexuality, they should be able to simply talk about it in whichever way they like. In a way they are correct, it is their sexuality and they are welcome to relate…… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex

The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand in many ways is one of my favorite writers. I literally came upon two of my most fascinating books by accident. When my father moved to Canada we lived in Ontario. At the time being a single father, he wanted me to grow close to his sister who lives in British Columbia, so…… Continue reading The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

Good or Bad? Exploring Human Nature

Every now and then I get into a peculiar mood, which although chaotic at times, gives birth to a lot of self expression. The chaos seems to be born out of a desire to understand myself more, as well as the world which surrounds me. I tend to become more introspective, and carefully navigate the…… Continue reading Good or Bad? Exploring Human Nature

The Masters of Suspicion

Marx, Nietzsche and Freud were called the “Masters of Suspicion” for challenging the prevailing traditions and dogmas of their times. Could these great philosophers/analysts teach us something important for us to implement within our current era? Regardless of whether we share their ideas or not, the truth is these great men impacted Western thought in…… Continue reading The Masters of Suspicion