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Stoicism and Buddhism: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

by Andrew Rattray If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you’ll have noticed the bookshelves of your local store positively groaning with all manner of self-help books; stylish tomes offering a route to peacefulness and serenity. It’s no surprise that the pressures of our modern life, particularly stressed by the ongoing difficulties of the pandemic,

On Angels: Myth and Belief East and West, Part 4

Written by Stefan Sencerz, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Part 1 and part 2 of this series focus on angels in the Western tradition. Part 3 focuses on the Eastern tradition as does the following article, the final installment in the series. There are, of course, some dissimilarities between devas and angels. For one thing, angels

Pyrrho: The Greek Buddha

Written by Doug Bates, Founder of the Modern Pyrrhonism Movement and Author of Pyrrho’s Way: The Ancient Greek Version of Buddhism  Even in antiquity Westerners looked to India for wisdom. The Neoplatonist philosopher Plotinus tried to go there but had to turn back. Some people claim – on scant evidence – that Jesus went there. But

How should you lead your life? A look at ethical Philosophy that you can ACTUALLY Use…

It is human nature to wonder how best to live our lives. No doubt you have lost sleep over this notion, perhaps staring at the ceiling contemplating the very nature of your existence and what is the proper way to live. How do we know what constitutes a good or bad life? Most people would