Posts in category "Philosophical Opinion"

The Unfortunate Occurrence of The Chicago Blackhawks Not Winning The Stanley Cup

The Unfortunate Occurrence of The Chicago Blackhawks Not Winning The Stanley Cup
“Competition is a by-product of productive work, not its goal. A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” – Ayn Rand, The Ayn Rand Letter The city of Chicago is in mourning, a direct result of The Chicago Blackhawks valiant struggled to win The Stanley Cup for two years in... Read more »

The Three Pillars of a Brilliant Teacher: A Theory from an Avid Learner

The Three Pillars of a Brilliant Teacher: A Theory from an Avid Learner
A few weeks ago, this video was released of a teacher in Georgia willingly and maliciously kneeing a special needs student while we stood in a doorway she was trying to enter. Since the video went viral, the teacher has resigned and been arrested for assault, very rightly so. This blog isn’t about this heinous... Read more »

The Philosophy of A Sports Fan: Give Me Victory or Give Me Victory!

The Philosophy of A Sports Fan: Give Me Victory or Give Me Victory!
Sports are one of those things that have never appealed to me, on a level that others seem to. I can appreciate the talent and dedication these people have and the standard of life that they have to maintain, but it has never interested me to sit for hours on end and watch two teams... Read more »
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The Power of Perception: The Philosophy of How We View The World

The Power of Perception: The Philosophy of How We View The World
How often do we take stock of exactly what is going on around us? We seem to take so much for granted, the beauty of the sun and the cool of the glorious night. The smells that set our stomachs aching and the cold ice that seizes upon our hands. The wind blowing through the... Read more »

The Pursuit of Happiness...and Irrationality: A Political and Societal Query

The Pursuit of Happiness...and Irrationality: A Political and Societal Query
When one studies philosophy, one comes away with a clear definition of the concepts of rationality and irrationality: “Rationality is man’s basic virtue, the source of all his other virtues. Man’s basic vice, the source of all his evils, is the act of unfocusing his mind, the suspension of his consciousness, which is not blindness,... Read more »

The Danger of Losing Trust

The Danger of Losing Trust
Trust is one of the most precious things in the world. To trust someone is to place your life and values into their hands, knowing full well that they will uphold them and do their best not to hurt you. But, I’ve seen recently, trust has become rather a commodity in this day and age.... Read more »
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The Lost Art of Honesty

The Lost Art of Honesty
When was the last time you didn’t fear someone you loved wasn’t telling the truth? Was there every such a time? Is honesty only relevant in a fictional world? Whether it be in love, life or politics, the truth has become hidden under piles and mounds of untruths, leaving the honest to wade through them... Read more »