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...
Bachpan ki wo baat mujhe yad aati hai.Wo der se so ke uthna,Wo maa ka apne hathon se khana khilana;Wo kagaz ki kashti ko pani me bahana,Wo baarish me bheeg ke nahana;Wo keechad me lot kar ganda ho jana,Wo mitti khod kar chupke se khana;Wo dadi ka pyar se kahani sunana,Wo shaitani karke sabko satana;Wo zara si bat par sabse rooth jana,Wo tutlati zaban se kavita sunana;Wo papa ki ungli pakad ke ghumne jana,Wo apni muskan se sabka dil behlana;Wo zara si chot par zor zor se chillana,Wo dant padne pa more »
How I have becomes Founder & Father of Taekwondo in India? As a student’s life (at the age-12), I was interested in the Philosophy of Taekwondo. The true function of Philosophy of Taekwondo is to educate me the discipline and the principles of reasoning, I had. It is the direct measure of man's spiritual vision. It is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure Martial Artist, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity. In 1975, I introduced Taekwondo in India. In 1976, the T more »
My parents have always taught me the "Guru Shishya maryada", and in India, the philosophy of respecting bosses and Gurus , has been deeply carved in our minds. But something that happened with me, has made me wonder if we, students or employees, can ever have a say in anything. I am a PhD student, in a well developed Country, I started working just about an year ago. All was well in my lab, until I got married.My husband is also doing his PhD, in the same Dept, but in a different boss. more »
Neha Singh started the Discussion
on Jun 03, 2013 , 09:30 pm
Would u marry a phoney pundit???
Over the last many years, we have seen that Eastern, actually Oriental, philosophy has seen a marked increase in followers; so much so that every next person is doing some fictitious and dubious practice or the other..Would you befriend or marry a more »
Mission Admission updated the Discussion
on May 29, 2013 , 03:00 pm
For DU commerce students,social sciences are history
28th february, 2013 NEW DELHI: In contradiction to University Grants Commissions direction for integrating humanities and social sciences for students of other streams,DU has limited the options for commerce students to languages,while dis more »
Sajit Nair posted the Blog
on May 27, 2013 , 09:18 pm
Fate Or Carelessness.
“Past is Past and it is better not to brood over it, but learn lessons from it“. That’s what everybody says for something gone bad, but then it’s a totally different thing that everybody does brood .I am sure who ever came up with this proverb would have also brooded over something in his/her life . Many a times when we look back at the inappropriate things that we have done in our life , we wonder why have we done things the way we did it. We sh more »
The glow of every rising day, fetches me fresh spirit and hay. With each of the sun's rays, eyes spot a new way. With those sparrows guiding me with their chirp, my conscience enthralls, stress begins to sway. Learning from the air to refresh, I charge up my mood and go out in the sun. Keeping in mind all possibilities, I don't just predict fun. For without crossing lakes of dismay and agony, melody isn't achieved and wars aren't won. I shall no more look at my roots, nor blame my origin, more »
Priyanka Sharma updated the Blog
on May 17, 2013 , 04:49 pm
Losing touch with nature
Last weekend me and a couple of my friends decided to shed our laziness and wake up early in the morning to head to the park. We packed badminton rackets, shuttle cocks and a bottle of water. And there we were. Middle of May in a lush green park. I was surprised at the coolness of the breeze and even more by the calm. We were right in the middle of Delhi and we couldn't hear the traffic. For two hours we played. Like we used to play in childhood. Running around like crazy, more »