Category Archives: Philosophy

4 Degrees of Human Speech

As the information age gains momentum, the most primitive level–the spoken and written word–is drowning out the higher, subtle tongues.— Read on yogainternational.com/article/view/4-degrees-of-human-speech According to the Vedas, there are four degrees of human speech. As the information age gathers momentum, … Continue reading

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Book Review – What is Philosophy? by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

This is the book to learn about philosophy, what it means, what good it does to us and what makes it different from science and art. Deleuze and Guattari delved into these questions and have produced some convincing answers in … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Myths We Live By Mary Midgley

The Myths We Live Byby Mary Midgley My rating: 5 of 5 stars In this book Mary Midgley explores the common myths of modern civilisation. According to the author myths are not lies nor are these detached stories but instead … Continue reading

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Book Review – Ethics by Spinoza

Ethics by Baruch Spinoza My rating: 5 of 5 stars This masterpiece from Spinoza is a manual for ethical living, to be free through reason. In this book Spinoza sets out to prove the nature of God not HIS existence per … Continue reading

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Book Review – Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker by Pavan K. Varma

Jagad Guru Adi Shankaracharya (788-820 CE) was an early 8th century philosopher and theologian who led the revival of Hinduism and is credited with unifying and establishing the Advaita Vedanta doctrine in Hinduism. He successfully trampled the onslaught of contrarian … Continue reading

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Three Contemporary Spinozas – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Three Contemporary Spinozas – The Los Angeles Review of Books.

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