Category Archive: Philosophy

Philosophy by definition is the study of reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. While I am not religious or endorse Buddhism, I think there is a valid reason why the ethics, moral and self discipline of Buddhism has taken an important role in modern Western clinical psychology and even clinical physiotherapy (physical therapy).

May 08 2013

One’s own in the midst of abundance

Have you ever heard the phrase, “to live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance“? It is a quote taken from a Japanese Buddhist book, The Teaching of Buddha. While the English translation of the Indian quote may not be as perfect as we would like …

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Mar 22 2013

Perfect mix of Asian hospitality and European values

Two decades ago, usually only the middle class Europeans and upper class Asians were able to afford travelling across the world. The growing economies of industrialized West and the alarmingly low birth rate have caused governments to open up their borders to foreign workers. This increased

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Jan 03 2013

Controversial Geological history of Earth

According to both Geologists and Historians, the world is old. However, the concept of “old” is merely in the eyes of the beholder because

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Dec 31 2012

Hitler was a master of his own domain

The phrase “master of my domain” was first coined by the popular Seinfeld episode, The Contest. While academics may be uncomfortable to say that popular media sometimes contribute to our understanding of

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Dec 14 2012

All that we are is the result of what we have thought

No matter how people try to spin it, anyone with a true open mind would agree that Aristotle and Buddha (Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha) are (rather not say “were”) the fathers of the universal philosophy. They are the first people to promote comprehensive understanding of human behaviors. The contributions these two people made to the advancement …

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