Category: intellectual well-being

Ideas related to flourishing intellectually.

Interpersonal Love, Falling in Love, & Being in Love VI
46 0 10 Nov 2021
N.B.:  The following post is the sixth of a 7-post sequence on…
Interpersonal Love, Falling in Love, & Being in Love V
48 0 08 Nov 2021
N.B.:  The following post is the fifth of a 7-post sequence on…
Time to Quit? Deciding When to Release
645 2 29 Mar 2017
Is it possible to know when it’s time to quit? No –…
Hedonic Adaptation
614 0 01 Dec 2013
Beware hedonic adaptation! Do you share my tendency to underestimate how adaptable…
Population
616 1 29 Sep 2012
In terms of human population, it is not obvious why we are…
Private Thoughts
638 2 11 Sep 2012
Here’s what’s very strange about private thoughts:  there aren't any! If that’s…
The Meditative Approach
691 1 08 Sep 2012
Philosophy is love of wisdom. The meditative approach to philosophy is one of…
Understanding Nirvana
608 2 05 Sep 2012
There’s an important difficulty understanding Nirvana.  (The word itself comes from the…
Conceiving
613 3 28 Aug 2012
It's neither easy to think well about conceiving nor to live well…
Nietzsches Evaluation of Christ
653 1 30 Jun 2012
Nietzsches evaluation of Christ is quite different from his evaluatiion of Christians.…