Initially, I wanted to write a post about how should I treat young people. I am not old but as I get old, I start to meet more young people. Hence, I need a good approach to talk to and learn from young people. This is perhaps not a legitimate way, after all, shouldn’t I […]
Category archives: Philosophy
Reading the Story of Philosophy
Introduction Indeed, there is a pleasure in philosophy. I started this book in 2016, and in 2020 I finally finished it. I have read it in all the places I have been to, Japan, UK, Europe, Indonesia etc. When I started, my English was poor and every line of the book was passed slowly and […]
Transcendental meaning – on the meaning of what we do
1. Introduction This post discusses whether transcendental meaning exists and if it exists, what we should do about it. Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) had a series of Transcendental Arguments. In these arguments, he posited that there is something a priori, that doesn’t depend on your culture, religion, race and whatsoever. For example, the concept of time […]
What are intrinsically meaningful and important?
In my previous post, I said we should do intrinsically meaningful and important things for individuals and humanity. I call these things IMIT (intrinsically meaningful and important things). In this post, I want to discuss what could be these IMIT, in the context of getting more personal fulfilment and acquiring more wealth. (Yes, you can […]
What should you do in your career and life?
Life is short and age comes unnoticed. Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/@united_2208 Introduction A long time ago, I started to think about life seriously, perhaps after I knew that I don’t have much time left to live. Alas, life is short for everyone, given the so many fun and exciting things to do and experience. Were life […]