Philosophy

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Zeno’s Paradox: Unraveling the Perplexities of Infinite Divisibility

I love a good piece that not only makes you think but also shakes up the very way you see reality. And surprisingly, there are many principles out there in science and philosophy that do just that. With that in mind, today, we’re going to talk about Zeno’s Paradox. Zeno’s Paradox, a collection of philosophical…
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Dealing with Death

Death—a topic that truly saddens all of us and deeply frightens the most fearless of souls. We typically prefer to avoid the subject, but whether we like it or not, we will all be faced with it throughout our lives, whether it’s confronting our own mortality or losing someone dear to us. There is no…
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Legends of the Afterlife: The Various Cultures and Traditions Surrounding Death

Even though it sounds a bit dark, I have to admit — I always had such a strong fascination with the afterlife. But not only that, also the diverse number of beliefs and traditions surrounding it. Across various civilizations, from ancient burial rites to contemporary funeral ceremonies, each culture has its own narrative around what…
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Letting Go And Learning To Forgive.

An introspective on the pain we hold onto and why we shouldn’t.                I’d like to begin with one of my favorite quotes, “Forgiving isn’t something you do for someone else. It’s something you do for yourself.” – Jodi Picoult So why is this one of my favorite quotes? It’s because it is for your…
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Death as a Rite of Passage

As someone who grew up in the southeastern United States, more specifically in the very Christian Baptist area of Richmond, Virginia, I was always presented with a strong Western view on death. What I mean by that is my family is fearful of death. They treat it as if it is a horrible tragedy in…
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We See God in the Chances that Exist Around Us (Why I Study Consciousness)

Since the dawn of time, we humans have sought to find a greater purpose in our existence. Unlike most other animals out there, we find comfort in knowing that there could be something greater than us that needs us to fulfill a purpose, and we jump at the opportunity to be more than just a…
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Is the Term ‘New Age’ Offensive?

For those of us who grew up as teens in the early 2000s, you’ll likely remember the ‘New Age’ section of Barnes and Noble. Despite visiting many metaphysical, psychic, and spiritual bookstores, I, myself, was known to frequent the ‘New Age’ section of Barnes and Noble despite not having any real in-depth knowledge on the…
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The Origin Story of the Vampire as Told by Greek Mythology

Vampires are mysterious creatures that have fascinated humans for centuries, so much so that we’ve had several ‘vampire scares’ throughout history. In fact, there are numerous stories about the origin of vampires dating back to different ancient civilizations. One, in particular, is the fascinating tale of Ambrogio. To give you a better view, here is…
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The Chaos of Modern Social Media

Today, posting to social media, even if it’s just an uneventful photo of your group of friends, has become more of a headache than we could have ever imagined. Gone are the days when you took a quick Polaroid shot or scanned a photo print from a disposable camera to share online with everyone without…
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An Analysis on Privilege

Privilege: it’s a word we hear used almost every day now in our society. The dictionary defines it as “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted to a particular person or group.” But has the connotation taken a different meaning in our modern society? Has it turned into something of an excuse or perhaps a…
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