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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

By |2020-05-16T18:11:15+03:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The allegory of the cave, or Plato's Cave, was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work Republic (514a–520a) to compare "the effect of education and the lack of it on our nature". The allegory of the cave is written as a dialogue between [...]

Perennial Philosophy and the Idea of the One

By |2020-04-15T12:03:38+03:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Perennial philosophy also referred to as perennialism and perennial wisdom is a perspective in spirituality that views all of the world's religious traditions as sharing a single, metaphysical truth or origin from which all esoteric and exoteric knowledge and doctrine have grown. The Perennial [...]

Top 13 Rudolf Steiner Quotes

By |2019-11-09T01:20:48+03:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Rudolf Steiner was an Austrian clairvoyant, philosopher, social reformer, architect, economist, and esotericist. Rudolf Steiner gained initial recognition at the end of the nineteenth century as a literary critic and published philosophical works including The Philosophy of Freedom. Early spiritual experiences When he was nine [...]

Borobudur – The World’s Largest Buddhist Temple

By |2019-10-13T19:51:18+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, not far from the town of Muntilan, in Central Java, Indonesia. Borobudur is the world's largest Buddhist temple. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circulars, topped by a central dome. [...]

The Theory of Mind

By |2019-08-29T02:41:59+03:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Theory of mind is the ability to attribute mental states — beliefs, intents, desires, emotions, knowledge, etc. — to oneself, and to others, and to understand that others have beliefs, desires, intentions, and perspectives that are different from one's own. Theory of mind is crucial [...]

Top 15 Socrates Quotes

By |2020-07-08T19:28:22+03:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Socrates was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought. An enigmatic figure, he made no writings and is known chiefly through the accounts of [...]

10 Roger Bacon Quotes on Sciences

By |2020-07-09T02:27:56+03:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Roger Bacon was a medieval English philosopher and Franciscan friar who placed considerable emphasis on the study of nature through empiricism. In the early modern era, he was regarded as a wizard and particularly famed for the story of his mechanical or necromantic brazen head. [...]

Isis: Goddess of Life, Ruler of Fate and Destiny

By |2019-04-19T16:20:30+03:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Isis was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. Isis was first mentioned in the Old Kingdom (c. 2686–2181 BCE) as one of the main characters of the Osiris myth, in which she resurrects her slain husband, the [...]

The Great Library of Alexandria

By |2019-02-03T01:29:20+03:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. The Library was part of a larger research institution called the Mouseion, which was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts. [...]

Top 14 James Lovelock Quotes

By |2018-11-08T01:31:28+03:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

James Lovelock, is an independent scientist, environmentalist, and futurist. He is best known for proposing the Gaia hypothesis, which postulates that the Earth functions as a self-regulating system. In the 2000s, James Lovelock proposed a method of climate engineering to restore carbon dioxide-consuming algae. He [...]