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  1. “What’s your good life?”

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    June 21, 2014 by Zara

    “What’s your good life?” It’s a question everyone should answer for themselves. But see if you share or are inspired …
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  2. Why do philosophy (despite employability)

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    March 8, 2014 by Zara

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    I have many a time tried to explain to questioning friends, the worthiness, and even joys, of philosophy. Sadly, ours …
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  3. The importance of being selfish

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    December 22, 2013 by Zara

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    This is perhaps a misleading title. The word self-care might be more appropriate, and it’s fortunately one that’s more and …
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  4. Twelve hours left to live

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    December 15, 2013 by Zara

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    My weekend was spent in a silent practice, something I do from time to time. It breaks the habitual verbal …
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  5. A Sunday Reflection on the Cult of Busy

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    October 20, 2013 by Zara

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    As I combed through my Facebook feed, I felt a sense of impending doom and dismay that lost to us …
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  6. Are we systemised to neurosis?

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    February 15, 2013 by Zara

    “Holocaust on a conveyor belt”, from barakasamsara.com Hauntingly beautiful, this clip offers a deeply disturbing reflection of our society today. …
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  7. Two big fears in life

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    January 28, 2013 by Zara

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    I think there are two big things in life most people avoid facing, to their own detriment. The first is …
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  8. What is Happiness?

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    January 20, 2013 by Zara

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    “What Is Happiness”, a talk by Caroline West, has been one of the most thought-provoking and reflection-prompting things I’ve heard. …
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  9. Types of Vocal Exchanges

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    December 9, 2012 by Zara

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    So what what do nerds who’ve been in computer science get up to when they get together and hangout? They …
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  10. I am an egotist

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    December 2, 2012 by Zara

    I recently interviewed an artist for a feature article and he told me something that seemed ‘wrong’ yet beautifully right …
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