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Among 19th century philosophers, Arthur Schopenhauer was among the first to contend that at its core, the universe is not a rational place. … Often considered to be a thoroughgoing pessimist, Schopenhauer in fact advocated ways — via artistic, moral … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

Think about this: those Eastern philosophies that are so helpful to modern Americans, ideas we use to disconnect us from our Blackberries, were developed by people with no electronic technology. What does that mean? My picture of medieval anywhere (Asia, … Continue reading

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