Chuang Tzu on the power of intrinsic motivation
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Chuang Tzu on the power of intrinsic motivation

You may have heard the age-old adage that "rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education." And maybe you know that it came from the ancient philosopher Chuang Tzu. But what does it mean exactly? To understand this quote, we must first understand the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation...

Existentialism: What It Is and How It’s Been Misunderstood

Existentialism: What It Is and How It’s Been Misunderstood

Existentialism is a philosophical movement that emphasizes individual freedom and choice and the inherent meaninglessness of life. It is misunderstood by many people who see it as a depressing and nihilistic view of life. However, existentialism can be seen as a way of dealing with the anxieties of existence and offers the possibility of growth and...

The 11 Most Influential Buddhist Philosophers

The 11 Most Influential Buddhist Philosophers

Buddhism is a religion that has been around for centuries. There are many different Buddhist schools, and although they share the same foundation, each has its own teachings and philosophies. In this blog post, we will take a look at some of the most influential Buddhist philosophers of all time. These thinkers had a profound impact on the...

Seneca About Daring and Procrastination
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Seneca About Daring and Procrastination

"It is not because it is difficult that we dare not do it, but because we dare not do it that it is difficult. " Lucius Annaeus Seneca According to Seneca, we often think about problems so much that they seem more and more problematic in our minds. However, when we start to tackle something, it usually becomes clear that it can be done and that the fear of...