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An unexamined life is not worth living (Socrates). Do you agree?

This is probably the last essay that I will write before my GP Exam next Monday. I would like to share it not because I believe that it is very well-written (in fact, there may not many mistakes), but because I really like this quote of Socrates, and feel the passion to write my thoughts down. 1,672 more words

English Writing

Dean & DeLuca (HillV2, Singapore)

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

Indeed, what better place to examine one’s life than a Cafe! 😄 A warm and welcoming cafe that serves delicious food and drinks, to be precise! 129 more words

Brunch Places

The Goldfish

The often over-looked yet one of my favorite animals: the goldfish. This is a small little discourse I wrote because I own goldfish and often times while I’m in my room contemplating philosophy or doing homework and the like, I look over at my tank of goldfish and observe how they seemingly float and glide around aimlessly. 2,766 more words


Spock, Socrates and the Search Engines

Thoughts occassioned by this post.

On the old Star Trek TV series, the Vulcan Spock once observed that, “Having is not so pleasing a thing as wanting. 336 more words


the Socratic paradox

I am wiser than this man, for neither of us appears to know anything great and good; but he fancies he knows something, although he knows nothing; whereas I, as I do not know anything, so I do not fancy I do.

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Teaching superstar of the ancient world

It’s no surprise that NPR’s new series on 50 great teachers begins with Socrates. So what is the Socratic method: “… just what good teaching looks like: an engaged, passionate teacher facilitating a critical dialogue and acting as a kind of intellectual coach. 10 more words

P0: Philosophy In General

Secret of Life - Quotes

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.- Socrates

Your greatest awakening comes, when you are aware about your infinite nature.

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