Visiting St Paul’s Catacombs in Malta – Part 2: The Name

Story of the name of St Paul's catacombs. Second in the series of articles about St Paul's Catacombs in Malta and what I have learned there.

Spreading the Word: Toxic Productivity Culture

Are you doing your best to be productive and to improve your productivity? Trying to work as efficiently as possible? Many of us are, and why shouldn't we, productivity is a good thing, isn't it? Paradoxically, all these efforts to maximise our productivity can sometimes turn out to be... counterproductive. For example, we may come …

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A Picture and A Quote

"Knowledge that is absolutely certain of its infallibility is faith."From Yevgeny Zamyatin's dystopian novel "We" (my translation) Yevgeny Zamyatin wrote his dystopian novel "We" during the early days of Soviet Russia (in 1920-1921). Considered to be the originator of the dystopian novel genre, it was first published in English in 1924. January afternoon at the Baltic Sea …

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Spreading the Word: Forgotten Existentialist

Sartre and Kierkegaard are among the well-known names of existentialist thinkers. There is one name that does not come to mind too often when thinking about existentialism - Karl Jaspers. Read more about this 20th century philosopher whose influence is sometimes neglected: "Forgotten Existentialist". Enjoy! "After all, his work initiated one particular strain of French …

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Sensation of Life: a lesson from feline philosophy

What can we learn from cats about the art of living a fulfilled life?

Spreading the Word: Intriguing Science of Geomythology

A podcast episode on the fascinating science of geomythology

Visiting St Paul’s Catacombs in Malta – Part 1: History

History of the catacombs. First in the series of articles about St Paul's Catacombs in Malta and what I have learned there.

Spreading the Word: Philosophy Reading Suggestions

Beginner-friendly philosophy reading list with 7 suggestions.

Taoist Quote from the Archive

Either in conflict with others or in harmony with them,we go through life like a runaway horse, unable to stop.Working hard until the end of his life,unable to appreciate any achievement,worn out and incapable of resting,isn't he a pathetic sight?He may say, 'I'm still alive,' but so what?When the body rots, so does the mind …

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One Sentence to Close and Start the Year

Happy, joyful, wonderful New Year to you! Let this quote inspire you to slow down, reflect, and emerge more grounded.