Found 12 Articles for Philosophy

How To Determine If a Psychic Medium Is Legitimate

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 10:39:17
Contact with spirits, fortune telling, and divining the future have been practiced forever. Some well-known approaches are astrology and aura studies, tarot cards, crystal gazing, numbers, and lithomancy. Now that phone services, chatting, and videos have made psychic readings accessible, people are getting services online conveniently. In a world full of so much fake and duplicity, the question arises regarding legitimacy. Multimedia can be used very effectively to convince the other world as they do in the movies. Can technology substitute what is authentic? Do real psychic mediums exist? Maybe they do. Many believe that contact with spirits is possible, ... Read More

Is life really a celebration?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Poisonwood Bible says, “To live is to be marked. To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know.”I admit it is difficult to think positively in challenging situations because our mind is occupied with several things. But you have to hold your nerves and think before reacting. Bad times will turn into good and good once again bad but one should not leave the positive attitude.Imagine you’re in the middle of your favorite activity but your mind can’t stop thinking about work. Then you’re not really ... Read More

What is the science and psychology behind happiness?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
I remember a story.There were a king and his minister who is a happy fellow. Once when the king lost his toe finger accidentally, the minister said, “Everything happens for Good”. The king got furious and threw him in jail. Then the minister said it again, “Everything happens for Good”. Later, the King went to the forest and lost his way. He was caught by some tribal people, who tied him up and thought of sacrificing him to their god. The king was panic-struck. But just then they observed his lost toe finger and thought that such sacrifice would bring ... Read More

How did Philosophy influence revolution?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Philosophy is the defined way of thinking about a concept that would end up in a theory. A person, a group or a nation having a similar ideology can finally make out a theory which would be of major concern. Philosophy can kindle thinking in human beings, which ends up in realizing the existing indifferences.This realization would someday lead to a revolution, where the thought becomes an ideology that influences a major group. Revolutions are thoughts carried into action. When Philosophy ignites thoughts, they come into actions in the form of Revolutions.Past Says It AllWhen looked back into the history, ... Read More

How can I be happy in life at all times?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
In my opinion, understanding is the key to everything and happiness depends on what you perceive. Life is a series of events, in which some might make you happy and some might make you sad. But the truth is that events are just meant to happen and the relation what you feel to have with them, makes you feel happy or sad. So, just understand that everything is not in your hands and things are just meant to happen.Live the MomentLife is meant to be happier. Helping others in times of need makes you happy. Respecting yourself and even pampering ... Read More

Does a person really find true happiness within himself?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
It is said that “If You are alone and bored, You are in a bad company.” What does it mean?Being with yourself should be really amusing and interesting because happiness is within you. If you are not happy with yourselves and trying to find it in the outside world, believe me, you can never be happy.Who is the Reason?Remember how we used to be, you, me and all of us when we were children? Happy, playful, cheerful in our own world. Right? It is the way we actually are meant to be. Happiness should increase with age. But it is ... Read More

Why do people always advise you to cry after a tragedy?

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Updated on 21-Apr-2022 08:07:41
Tragedies do happen in everyone’s life at some or other point of time. But the effect it has on our mind is really large. Many of us try to shut it down at some corner of our mind and try to get on with our daily life. This creates a whirlpool of deep depression in our mind where the excruciating emotional pain is tried to be compromised.Why Should We Cry?Crying is actually an emotional therapy. The stress and anxiety which a person goes through after a tragedy builds a heavy emotional cloud which cannot be carried for long. Tears are ... Read More

What are the six systems of Ancient Indian Philosophy?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 13:41:43
Metaphysics played an extremely important role in Ancient Indian learning and social system. These metaphysics formed the philosophical foundation of life. Hence, it was given the term Darshana which literally means showing the path (of life). The Shad-Darshanas or the six systems of the Astika or the orthodox schools of Indian Philosophy consider the authority of Vedas.NyayaThe founder of Nyaya is Akshapada Gautama and it dated back to 2nd Century BCE. It is a school that deals with logic and epistemology. Its main objective is to help to eliminate ignorance of knowledge. It enlists four valid (Pramana) and four invalid ... Read More

How can one believe in science and religion at the same time?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 10-May-2022 07:06:27
With advancement in science and technology, a lot of religious values exploring metaphysics of life is being questioned and debated by scientists and researchers.Science in its simplest terms can be understood as all the activities that promote innovations in the human and natural world. It is an organized body of knowledge which includes facts collected from research.Religion, on the other hand, is an institution that promotes spirituality, ethics, and values. It is the actual aim of religion and not today’s corrupt understanding of compartmentalized religion.A different form of a clash between faith in a strong cosmic spirit and innovations in ... Read More

How can we say, dying in sleep is peaceful?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 09-May-2022 06:16:50
Elders call sleep is a temporary death and everyday morning after you wake up you should thank god for being alive for one more day. In ancient Greek mythology, Sleep was the twin brother of Death. It seems there was always an association between sleep and death. When people die in their sleep, it looks like an ideal way to pass off, without experiencing any pain of dying.One-third of our lives are spent in sleep, so it does not come as a surprise when somebody dies in sleep. But there is a difference in a healthy person passing away in ... Read More