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  1. jojo94

    Distance Learning

    I'm so bored in hospital and in general that I need something to do. Preferably a paper based distance leaning course that is free or cheap. My interests are... Animals Philosophy English (mainly literature) And mental health/health and social care. Found nothing interesting on Future Learn...
  2. D

    what is the point of being alive?

    the whole concept of life doesn't make sense to me. if all is going to perish at some point in the future, what is the point for being alive now? we won't be remembered or needed. nothing we do is going to stop the inevitable, so why do we, as humans, bother living a mundane, hard, frustrating...
  3. cpuusage

    Universal, non-dual, unitive spiritual understanding & practise

    imo - All religious traditions / spiritual systems are forms - Fingers pointing to the moon. There is a thread of truth within everything. The perennial philosophy is very well established. Truth is Universal. i would far rather look for all the similarities than differences - the wholeness...
  4. cpuusage

    New Theosophy Network

    i found this web site recently & think it has some good articles on it - Theosophy And Self Identity : New Theosophy Network Theosophy relates to the idea of an Ancient wisdom / perennial philosophy, & is the study of human knowledge within the fields of comparative religion / spirituality...
  5. cpuusage

    The best of everything

    Doesn't it make sense in relation to all human knowledge & wisdom, within all areas; East & West, religion, spirituality, philosophy, science, the humanities, mythology etc - to take the best of everything & to create a syncretic / Universal Wisdom. Especially within an Age of Globalisation &...
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    Can this be one of the cause for hearing voices?

    Circular Spacetime and Immortality - Philosophy & Immortalism - LONGECITY
  7. cpuusage

    Waking, Dreaming, Being:

    https://www.scienceandnonduality.com/waking-dreaming-being/ Vikram Zutshi In Conversation With Evan Thompson This article was first published at the Sutra Journal Evan Thompson, Ph.D., is the author of Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy...
  8. cpuusage

    Philosophy of Psychiatry

    Philosophy of Psychiatry (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) Philosophical discussions of mental illness fall into three families. First, there are topics that arise when we treat psychiatry as a special science and deal with it using the methods and concepts of philosophy of science. This...
  9. cpuusage

    Perennial philosophy

    To add to the recent flurry of religious discussion. What are people's pov on the Perennial philosophy? - Very brief overview here - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perennial_philosophy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Perennial_Philosophy Thousands of researchers/authors in relation to all...
  10. blacksmoke

    only one certainty in life

    Life it seems is one big vanity fair. All that glitters is not gold. The louder people shout the longer they take to insist on being right usually means its quicksand philosophy. And I have had more than enough of that. I think the only thing that has integrity is the meer kat they keep it...
  11. C

    hakuna matata it means no worries

    it means no worries for the rest of your days,.......its our problem free, philosophy hakuna matata...
  12. cpuusage

    Psychiatry, Phenomenology, Shame & Understanding.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phenomenology_%28philosophy%29 Have been looking into this area - An influential book even today, controversial, but Jaspers was No lightweight - General Psychopatholog​y: Volume 1 by Prof Karl Jaspers - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Jaspers Among other...
  13. Kerome

    Wouter Kusters and the Philosophy of Madness

    I came across this article in Vrij Nederland about author Wouter Kusters which I thought deserved a post. He suffered two psychoses, ended up med free and wrote three books about it, in Dutch, not sure if they have been translated. They are called the Philosophy of Madness (in Dutch "Filosofie...
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    philosophy ruined my life..

    everything was normal , my life was perfect till the day my mind started to ask me philosophic questions!! those questions ruined my life cause it seems there is no answer to it...i'm from a society that no one really interested with reading or knowing anything.... all things people do here is...
  15. cpuusage

    Scientists Say They Need Philosophers to Continue Their Research

    Scientists Say They Need Philosophers to Continue Their Research At the University of Washington, researchers are pioneering a field of neuroscience called "neuroengineering," which will one day involve doing things like regulating people's moods with brain implants. In this fascinating video...
  16. D

    Hello to all

    My complete name is Jaya Jagannath Das. im male and i like to read philosophy, psychology, and history.
  17. A

    The Philosophy of Frank Zappa

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  18. A

    Holistic Philosophy

    Source - http://www.edgarcayce.org/health/database/health_resources/schizophrenia.asp THE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHPRENIA In keeping with the holistic philosophy of the Edgar Cayce readings, the following is a therapeutic model which addresses the dimensions of body, mind and spirit. In the...
  19. V


    This is my treatment: philosophy. And sketching. Frantz Fanon and Mao are my favorite to study these days. They are real you know, it's not abstract like Hegel or something. Any other philosophers on this board? (I bet lots, though not all may call themselves like this.) (I've taken...