The law of attraction and Gita wisdom
Mar15

The law of attraction and Gita wisdom

The law of attraction holds that we attract positive and negative things respectively by cultivating positive or negative…

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When philosophy answers our questions — and when it doesn’t
Dec02

When philosophy answers our questions — and when it doesn’t

Suppose we are driving and suddenly meet a deadend. That’s when we may turn to a map. If we find a reliable map, we can resume…

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The importance of complexifying things
Aug25

The importance of complexifying things

When we want to understand things, we often want them to be explained simply. Indeed, effective education centers on simplifying…

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How to persevere amid uncertainty?
Aug16

How to persevere amid uncertainty?

Suppose we are driving. We gain confidence by seeing the path ahead clearly and knowing how it takes us to our...

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Focusing only on suffering’s immediate cause makes us short-sighted, focusing only on suffering’s remote cause makes us hard-hearted
Mar24

Focusing only on suffering’s immediate cause makes us short-sighted, focusing only on suffering’s remote cause makes us hard-hearted

Suppose someone falls sick because of being infected by a virus. While the virus is the immediate cause of their suffering,…

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To get the consequences of our wrongdoings may feel like misfortune, but it can save us from misfortune
Feb22

To get the consequences of our wrongdoings may feel like misfortune, but it can save us from misfortune

Suppose someone gambles for the first time. If they lose, they will consider it a misfortune. Actually however, it can save…

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