philosophy meaning of life

Short essay: Can individual lives have meaning even if human life has no purpose? / April 17, 2015

I believe it is hard to justify that individual lives will have objective meanings when the entire human race does not have any purpose. The meaning of lives is usually associated with the purpose of mankind’s existence. Some believe that the human race … → continue reading

philosophy pleasure

Short essay: Can virtue make you happy? / March 27, 2015

I agree that being virtuous will allow us to obtain pleasure. Being virtuous implies that you are acting good, and it is a deposition for you to act appropriately. As many people put it, “helping others is the source of happiness” … → continue reading


Philosophy: Is it necessary to live an authentic life in order to lead a good life? / March 25, 2015

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition,” said Steve Jobs in the 2005 Stanford University commencement speech. In modern times, there has been growing attention towards authenticity. The ideal asks people to realize their unique traits within themselves, express that inner self … → continue reading

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