By Michael Potts PhD
A universal notion of philosophers is of the wizened previous guru, sitting on a mountain most sensible considering his navel; or worse, a stodgy, uninteresting highbrow that everybody avoids at events. yet philosophy, at its top, is a joyous occupation. Philosophers by no means cease pondering, why? They ask the main profound and common questions: “Why am I here?” “Does existence have a meaning?” “Is there a God?” “Do i've got an immortal soul?” “What occurs whilst I die?” Philosophers have the enjoyment of re-living the sweetness of a child.
Aerobics for the brain: useful workouts in Philosophy that any one Can Do is a booklet for an individual who nonetheless has that distinct, childlike feel of wonder.
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