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Status Anxiety

We often worry about what others think of us. We want to feel accepted and liked. We want to meet-up to the ideals of success laid down by society. 390 more words

Mental Health

GOD and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design is it Anyway? by John C. Lennox: A Book Review

I can feel that John C.  Lennox is deeply devoted to his God. Thus, I cannot blame him if he is such a dye in the wool; he is not far different from the said notorious atheists  such as Sam Harris,  Christopher Hitchens,   and Richard Dawkins , militantly criticize all  the major religions in the world.  582 more words

Religion

Seneca on Anger - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness

This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life.

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Video

Choice Quotes from Alain de Botton's The Art of Travel

The pessimistic school, of which Des Esseintes might be an honorary patron, therefore argues that reality must always be disappointing. It may be truer and more rewarding to suggest that it is primarily 

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The Curriculum

The people’s philosopher Alain de Botton and The School of Life leader has created The Curriculum, a collection of fantastically accessible short YouTube videos covering the ‘greatest minds in the world of thought’. 7 more words

TEFL

Confronting the news

Hold on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock back for tomorrow is another day.

– E. B. White… 975 more words

Life