Posts Tagged: thought

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard was a brilliant, gloomy, anxiety-ridden, often hilarious Danish 19th century philosopher. The author of 22 books, of which 3 continue to make his name. He was born...

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

Most people agree that we need to improve our economic system somehow. Yet we’re also often keen to dismiss the ideas of capitalism’s most famous and ambitious critic, Karl...

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

The phenomenon known as the Renaissance is one of the standard stops on any tour through the history of Western culture. It encompasses a roughly 300 year period in...

Christianity (Part 3) Love and Morality According to Jesus Christ • Respect, the Poor, and Enemies

Christianity (Part 3) Love and Morality According to Jesus Christ • Respect, the Poor, and Enemies

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. When many of us leave spirituality, dogmatic belief, and religion behind, we tend to...

Great Ideas from Sikhi (Sikhism) • What can we learn from this Young Religion From India & Pakistan?

Great Ideas from Sikhi (Sikhism) • What can we learn from this Young Religion From India & Pakistan?

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. Welcome to all of our new subscribers and listeners! Our episodes on science and...

Christianity (Part 1) 5 Great Life Lessons from Christians • Meek Heroism and Reaping what you Sow

Christianity (Part 1) 5 Great Life Lessons from Christians • Meek Heroism and Reaping what you Sow

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. You may be thinking, “Wait, Nick, if you are an Atheist, what in the...

One Minute Hinduism

One Minute Hinduism

900 million people in the world practice something called Hinduism. But not really. You see, what we consider Hinduism isn’t really Hinduism at all. It’s much more complex. Some...

East vs west — the myths that mystify | Devdutt Pattanaik

East vs west — the myths that mystify | Devdutt Pattanaik

To understand the business of mythology and what a Chief Belief Officer is supposed to do, you have to hear a story of Ganesha, the elephant-headed god who is...

Religion vs Philosophy in 3 Minutes

Religion vs  Philosophy in 3 Minutes

As a history teacher, I am often asked the question about what’s the difference between a philosophy and a religion. It’s always a difficult question to answer, because of...

PHILOSOPHY – Augustine

PHILOSOPHY – Augustine

Augustine was a Christian philosopher, who lived in the 4th and 5th century A.D., on the fringes of the rapidly declining Roman Empire in the North African town of...