Category: intellectual well-being

Ideas related to flourishing intellectually.

Time to Quit? Deciding When to Release
280 2 29 Mar 2017
Is it possible to know when it’s time to quit? No –…
Hedonic Adaptation
231 0 01 Dec 2013
Beware hedonic adaptation! Do you share my tendency to underestimate how adaptable…
Population
261 1 29 Sep 2012
In terms of human population, it is not obvious why we are…
Private Thoughts
247 2 11 Sep 2012
Here’s what’s very strange about private thoughts:  there aren't any! If that’s…
The Meditative Approach
353 1 08 Sep 2012
Philosophy is love of wisdom. The meditative approach to philosophy is one of…
Understanding Nirvana
223 2 05 Sep 2012
There’s an important difficulty understanding Nirvana.  (The word itself comes from the…
Conceiving
231 3 28 Aug 2012
It's neither easy to think well about conceiving nor to live well…
Nietzsches Evaluation of Christ
253 1 30 Jun 2012
Nietzsches evaluation of Christ is quite different from his evaluatiion of Christians.…
Natural Boundary
230 1 21 Jun 2012
The climate is a natural boundary that seems to be approaching a…
Reificationism
262 2 15 Jun 2012
Reificationism is a sin best minimized. It occurs whenever we take dynamic…