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inspiration New Perspectives philosophy

What if the only thing in life you can control is your response?

We ought to live like stars floating in a dark universe, we ought to collide with one another and implode like big bangs dispersing love and light and sheer tragedy into nothingness; only to experience rebirth in form, spirit and depth again and again.

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philosophy

Now that we are human again, what do we do?

A thousand rivers can flow seamlessly beneath your feet, and you could still manage to find and count the rocks that are in the water’s way. The river doesn’t mind and the rocks have no qualms with their position but you do. You cannot but want the rocks out of the river, by its side […]

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Introspection philosophy

The Illusion that We Are in Control

I am in a foreign country, during a worldwide pandemic, with uncertainty at the heart of everything and it plays itself out like a surreal low budget movie. Now what? What can I possibly retrieve to push through and accept this experience?

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philosophy politics

Arab Pigeonhole Communities: Havens for Young Women, Feminist Men and LGBTQ

She either becomes an example or a warning depending on the perceived lines she crosses.

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New Perspectives philosophy

The Art of Transforming Responsibility into Contribution

Adulthood and its responsibilities must not mean helplessness and lack of choice, but it must mean freedom to contribute.

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philosophy

Otherness and Spirituality

Happiness becomes difficult, and our sense of value seems like an opinion that can shift at any moment with the shifting weather and the moods of those surrounding us. Do you see the grief in that?

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philosophy politics Wild Life

The Planet’s Lungs Are Burning and Why We Don’t Care

The Earth’s lungs are burning, but so are our lungs; so where does that leave us? If nature is a representation of our spirits, then the abandonment of our spirits is the problem.