Thoughts on “A Brief History of Thought” by Luc Ferry

In one of my previous articles (Why Philosophy), I briefly mentioned a book: A Brief History of Thought, a philosophical guide to living, by Luc Ferry. Now I have finished reading it and would, therefore, like to share my thoughts on it in more detail. A very short summary of my impressions, however, is this: …

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Why Philosophy?

It is official – I have become a student of philosophy! As of October this year, I am taking an introductory course in philosophy offered by the Open University. It is an absolutely new and exciting adventure for me and I cannot wait to get started, although, I must admit it is also a little …

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On Glass and the Meaning of the Battle

This is something I wrote at the beginning of 2019 after watching the movie “Glass". Since the thoughts captured in this article resonate with the purpose of the new humanfactor blog and with my latest reflections, I have decided to post it here again. Something to ponder over while I am working on new content. …

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Creation Tale or thoughts after reading The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien

This book tells the tale before the popular Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Saga. How it all began, where it all came from and why things developed the way they did. It is a Creation Tale and it reminds the reader that no creation can take place without destruction. The chaos and order, the …

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