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

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

A Tired Society

The universe is always changing, that is its primordial nature and it reflects in our world, including its sociological and technological aspects. For centuries, such changes were slow, gradual, almost predictable, this of course made it easier for our minds to settle and take in any new changes; in other words we had time to…… Continue reading A Tired Society

Etienne de La Boetie: The Psychology Behind Crowd Manipulation

More than 450 years ago, Etienne de La Boetie wrote “Discourse n Voluntary Servitude”. La Boetie was born on 1530 to an aristocratic family. He obtained his law degree and was a French magistrate, classicist, writer, poet and political theorist. In his book “Discourse on voluntary servitude” he brilliantly outlines the reasons why large populations…… Continue reading Etienne de La Boetie: The Psychology Behind Crowd Manipulation

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