Why study philosophy – 2?
Jul21

Why study philosophy – 2?

Why we do something determines how we do it and how long we do it.  Suppose we study a subject such as philosophy to impress…

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Why our advice often goes unheeded
Jul09

Why our advice often goes unheeded

Suppose we give a bag full of warm clothes to someone traveling to a cold place. If they somehow believe that their destination…

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To understand one thing, we sometimes need to revise how we understand everything
Aug06

To understand one thing, we sometimes need to revise how we understand everything

Suppose we are struggling to solve a mathematical sum, but are getting nowhere. The problem is that we have blundered in …

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Proving that we are right is not as empowering as probing if we are wrong
Jun05

Proving that we are right is not as empowering as probing if we are wrong

We sometimes think that we know a lot. Yet no matter how much we know, still, what we know is always lesser than what we don’t…

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Intelligence means to know what to do when we don’t know what to do
Jan15

Intelligence means to know what to do when we don’t know what to do

Whenever we have to make decisions, we usually seek guidance from our intelligence. But life sometimes puts us in perplexing…

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Seek first to understand the question to best understand the answer
Dec25

Seek first to understand the question to best understand the answer

Seek first to understand the question to best understand the answer Suppose we hear a discussion between a teacher and a …

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