One of the questions I often get asked as a Philosophy major is “who is your favorite philosopher?” One of my favorite philosophers, as most do, is Aristotle. He was just a prolific writer as well as thinker, laying original concepts that stayed undisputed for many years after his death. Some of his more popular … Continue reading Thoughts and Emotions: debunking Human Nature
3 things being a Celtics fan taught me about True Love
Tough night for me. I just finished watching my team Boston Celtics lose to the Hawks 104-92. My team was down the whole game but made valiant come back efforts. This whole heartbreak team isn’t new to me. I’ve dealt with it many times before and no, I don’t want to talk about each of … Continue reading 3 things being a Celtics fan taught me about True Love
“A Philosophical Thought”
Earlier tonight, I was having a conversation with my Dad on the way back home from Home Depot. Our conversations always tend to go to an interesting direction, to say the least. Well, I'm not going to delve into more personal matters - particularly on the relationship between my Mom and Dad - which was the initial … Continue reading “A Philosophical Thought”
Why does God permit Suffering?
As a practicing Catholic, perhaps endowed by the gift of discernment, the whole theological problem of suffering is one that I have been obsessing over my head for as long as I can think of. It's a problem that cuts right deep into the soul of all, faithful and non-faithful alike. We all try to … Continue reading Why does God permit Suffering?
My love affair with Philosophy
Here I am currently in Chapman Public Library in Orange on a very warm Friday afternoon. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I hear a few people here and there talking about their Valentine plans for the weekend or raving about their significant other. I am pretty sure that Valentine’s Day is one … Continue reading My love affair with Philosophy