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Can We Make Philosophy Popular?

It didn’t take too long before realising he was famous. Probably the third or fourth group asking for photos tipped us off. Of course we didn’t know who the distinguished gentleman sitting two tables over was at first… a sideways snap, dispatched to a local friend who’s more ‘knowledgeable’ about Spanish celebs, confirmed the star’s

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

On Angels: Myth and Belief East and West, Part 2

Written by Stefan Sencerz, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Part 1 of this series can be found here. In Wim Wenders’ movie, “Wings of Desire”, Peter Falk is credited as “himself” but really represents a fallen angel, the angel who had rejected his angelic nature, ceased to be but a spirit, and acquired a human body

Philo of Alexandria, Jewish Philosopher

Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many ancient societies were deeply influenced by Graeco-Roman Civilization, including early Judaic culture. The exchange between them produced important thinkers in Judaism, among them the philosopher Philo. He is perhaps the most important representative of Hellenistic Judaism whose works had a decisive influence on later Christian thinkers.

Aristotle’s Soul ‘Psyches’ and How to Understand Them

Written by Emma Coffinet, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom From the meaning of life to the art of politics and the nature of friendship itself, the iconic Greek philosopher Aristotle imparted much wisdom. So much of the great man’s work, penned over two thousand years ago, remains relevant, interesting, and inspiring to this day. Countless texts

Do we NEED to hear Opinions we don’t like?

I’m going to start off today’s mailbag with a Dare. Whatever side of the political spectrum you happen to find yourself…next time you are watching the News, I dare you to watch your opposing side’s channel for at least 5 minutes. If you get your current events from CNN or MSNBC, for example, switch on