Category Archives: Philosophy

Material Possessions: A minimalist’s view on Things

There is a common misconception that minimalism is just about having less things than your friends (or just less stuff in general). This is partially the fault of minimalist bloggers’ mild obsession with counting their stuff and showing off how … Continue reading

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Inspire Me: Top 5 Regrets of the Dying – Bronnie Ware

The Inspire Me series of posts consist of other people’s blog posts I have found extremely valuable and insightful. I will quote extensively from these posts while adding my own comments as to why these works are worth reading, sharing, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Her

Her is the love story of our generation. It is a story that could not be told at any other time in history except for ours. More specifically, it is about a man who falls in love with his computer*. … Continue reading

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Minimalism 101: An Introduction to Minimalist Living

I consider myself a “minimalist”. Now that can mean a variety of things. One thing I do not mean is I’m a painter and my artworks consist of squares and rectangles filled with primary colors. Thus I make the distinction between minimalism … Continue reading

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Facebook and the Meaning of Life

How many times is your browser opened to Facebook and you find yourself having nothing to do but continuously hit the refresh button? You’ve already scrolled down the newsfeed up to where you left off last time… you’ve already commented … Continue reading

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On Awkwardness: an existential investigation

Awkward. It was the sighting of a woman that cannot be described by anything other than the word “awkward” that got me thinking how prevalent that expression has become. Usually, the expression is used in the past-tense: “Oh, that was … Continue reading

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On Narrative: History, Philosophers, and 9/11

WARNING: The following text contains mildly abstract and geeky subject matter. Reader’s discretion is advised. In my recent years of thinking, two seemingly disparate subject matters converged in my mind. The first is the History of Western Philosophy e.g., the … Continue reading

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