Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. The word "philosophy" comes from the Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia), which literally means "love of wisdom". The introduction of the terms "philosopher" and "philosophy" has been ascribed to the Greek thinker Pythagoras. The ascription is said to be based on a passage in a lost work of Herakleides Pontikos, a disciple of Aristotle. It is considered to be part of the widespread body of legends of Pythagoras of this time. "Philosopher" was understood as a word which contrasted with "sophist" (from sophoi). Traveling sophists or "wise men" were important in Classical Greece, often earning money as teachers, whereas philosophers are "lovers of wisdom" and not professionals. The...
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Manjuraehmad  A Momin
Manjuraehmad A Momin and commented on the blog by Geeta Krishna
on Oct 20, 2014 , 01:50 pm
Geeta Krishna - Eclipse: Mythological Myths and Scientific Facts
In Hindu mythology, Eclipse is considered inauspicious but  considered to be a powerful day for paranormal practices by Tantrics. Astrologically,  eclipse is associated with Grahas: Rahu and Ketu.  Hindu Mythological Story on Eclipse: There are nine grahas: Surya, Chandra,Mangal, Budha, Guru, Shukra, Sani, Rahu and Ketu.  The last two planets,  Rahu and Ketu became enemies of Sun and Moon.  The story behind the enmity was a consequence of  fight for nectar (Amruth that could give immortal more »
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Utpal Kumar Singh
Utpal Kumar Singh and commented on the blog by Avani Singh
on Oct 17, 2014 , 09:24 pm
Avani Singh - Indian love
They say you don't just marry the person, you marry their entire family. In this case scenario i'm afraid you'll be marrying into their favoured political ethos besides the socio-economic philosophy of the entire clan. Why is that there is poverty, corruption, rape and molestation in India and yet the sight of a couple holding hands or chilling on a park bench makes the police, moral or real see red? There are so many issues that need to be tackled and yet love is targeted the more »
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Utpal Kumar Singh
Utpal Kumar Singh reposted the blog by Avani Singh
on Oct 17, 2014 , 09:22 pm
Avani Singh - Indian love
They say you don't just marry the person, you marry their entire family. In this case scenario i'm afraid you'll be marrying into their favoured political ethos besides the socio-economic philosophy of the entire clan. Why is that there is poverty, corruption, rape and molestation in India and yet the sight of a couple holding hands or chilling on a park bench makes the police, moral or real see red? There are so many issues that need to be tackled and yet love is targeted the more »
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Laxmi Singh
Laxmi Singh commented on the blog by Geeta Krishna
on Oct 10, 2014 , 10:19 am
Geeta Krishna - Should we fight for our 'Rights"?
Should we fight for our 'Rights'?Yes, tells our Bhagwad Gita!  Lord Krishna commanded so!!From the Great Indian Epic: Mahabharatha!When Pandavas lost everything from land to their wife, in a gamble.  They were tricked to lose the gamble.  It was a unfair game!  Finally, the Pandavas went in exile.  After their period of exile, the Pandavas requested the Kauravas, prominently Duryodhana to grant them a village to live in.  But Duryodhana refused.  Many elders, well-wishers and Lord SriKri more »
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Sunil  Kumar Bhure
Sunil Kumar Bhure and commented on the blog by Shriya Saran
on Oct 07, 2014 , 09:11 am
Shriya Saran - Find a solution...
One issue that's been bothering me for a while is about this article that I read in the newspapers sometime back. It was about an old couple who was hit by a speeding vehicle. While the old lady wasn't hurt too much her husband was wincing in bleeding pain. She kept shouting for help, yet no one came to their aid. The old man died ultimately. But this was something that brought forth the fact that it happens all the time . And people along with the system have to be blamed for it. The whole pro more »
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Sachin Aggarwal
Sachin Aggarwal commented on the blog by Mayur Toshniwal
on Oct 06, 2014 , 04:14 pm
Mayur Toshniwal - Life Unplugged - 2
The interplay of emotionsHow many of you have started a new activity (such as a personal project or exercise routine) with a burst of enthusiasm, only to see that initial momentum evaporates? This often leads to depression and causes us to give up prematurely. I’ve experienced this letdown dozens of times in my life. But fortunately, with a bit of thought and reflection one can turn this negative emotion around. The key to harnessing your emotions is understanding them. The natural pattern of more »
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Manish Kumar
Manish Kumar took the poll by Shabhya Saxena
on Oct 06, 2014 , 03:15 pm
Shabhya Saxena - Life
 
My philosophy for a happy life: Sam Berns at TEDxMidAtlantic
 
GoPro HERO4: The Adventure of Life in 4K
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Puriv Thacker
Puriv Thacker and took the poll by J.jyoti13
on Oct 06, 2014 , 09:31 am
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Rakesh Chamoli
Rakesh Chamoli commented on the poll by J.jyoti13
on Oct 01, 2014 , 12:22 pm
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