Thoughts and feelings are generated “mysteriously” behind the scenes, according to new scientific research

Thoughts and feelings are generated “mysteriously” behind the scenes, according to new scientific research

Are we conscious beings, or just being conscious? Or nothing of the kind? Peter W. Halligan and David A. Oakley believe our experience of consciousness is orchestrated by non-conscious systems in our brains. We don’t have our own thoughts. In fact, we don’t think. This seems to go against everything you know about being yourself. […]

Once you learn these 22 Stoic truths from Marcus Aurelius, you’ll be much stronger

Once you learn these 22 Stoic truths from Marcus Aurelius, you’ll be much stronger

Marcus Aurelius, the Emperor of Ancient Rome between 161 and 180 AD. Known commonly as the last amongst the “Five Good Emperors”, Marcus Aurelius carried the Empire on his shoulders, keeping it from its inevitable downfall and witnessing the worst: a declining national health, a promiscuous wife, a treacherous civil war, the rise of Christianity, […]

A research study reveals the world’s fastest growing religion (hint: it’s not Christianity or Islam)

A research study reveals the world’s fastest growing religion (hint: it’s not Christianity or Islam)

There are nuns and then there are “nones”. Do you know the difference? One way to differentiate between the two groups would be to note that the first is shrinking while the latter is growing in numbers. Still lost? I don’t blame you, it’s also the first time that I hear about so-called “nones” – […]