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The Ninth Greatest Mystery of All Time:  What is Life?

Peculiar that question is!  Perhaps it is the most peculiar of all the mysteries.  Life is life is it not?  I am either dead or alive.  1,555 more words

The Unexamined Life

So if you’re not really thinking about life, then there’s really no point. That seems to align with a philosopher’s perspective.

I think that this quote appeals to me because I’m a naturally introspective person and am interested in the intricacies and complexities of human nature. 171 more words

Writing And Reflection

Socrates and the Soul

During one of my weekly “church” sessions, which amount to me getting coffee with two close friends, one of my friends was doing an assignment for his marketing class. 768 more words

How To View Critics Telling You How to View Art in a Museum

I have a confession to make: art critics baffle me. Especially when they venture to make grand pronouncements about the right way to go about experiencing art in museums. 33 more words

"The Apology" - Plato

“I am convinced that I never willingly wrong anyone…”

Quotes From Great Minds

Let's stop trying to teach students critical thinking

By Dennis Hayes, University of Derby

Socrates, the father of critical thinking.
lentina_x, CC BY-NC-SA

Many teachers say they strive to teach their students to be critical thinkers. 908 more words

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