Tag Archives: philosophy

How little things really change – just ask Socrates

Fairly recently I started following an interesting blog that provides quotes from famous or quasi-famous people nearly every day.  Extensive collections of quotes. Wow, there are so many observations and admonitions that have been made over the years by so … Continue reading

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If I could turn back time – for peace, for love, …, for dinosaurs?

At the beginning of this year I accepted a challenge from fellow blogger John Persico, who writes the thought-provoking blog, Aging Capriciously.  I committed to writing on 3 topics of John’s choosing, and in return he’d write on 3 that … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Do it anyway!

I love the many positive quotes that regularly come my way on Facebook, for which I am always grateful.  One that appeared in my newsfeed last week (thanks, Randy) caught my attention sufficiently for me to google for further background.  … Continue reading

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Everything happens for a reason, or so they say

This quote by inspirational-advice author Harvey Mackay appeared in one of my social media feeds recently, and at the time I didn’t pay much attention except to think that it was pretty much platitudes, but platitudes that I agreed with. … Continue reading

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Today is for Introverts. Finally.

This was the header of a promo email I received the other day: ‘Today is for Introverts. Finally.’  As the member of a family that includes many proud introverts (including me), I couldn’t help but be intrigued.  It turns out … Continue reading

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Is artificial intelligence really artificial?

This term the philosophy group I belong to is tackling the philosophy of artificial intelligence (AI).  I know, who would ever imagine that anyone would even think of the possibility of the philosophy of AI?!  Well, one thing I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: just be there

Nothing should be easier, right?

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The Charles Schulz philosophy is a good reminder for us all

The Charles Schulz Philosophy* The following quiz explains the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip. You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder them. Just keep reading and you’ll get the point. 1. … Continue reading

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