If you understand yourself, you can be conscious.
If you understand yourself, you are aware, and when you are aware, you are rational.
Wouldn’t it be nice to live a life where you weren’t governed by your feelings?
Where you could be rational and empathetic at the same time.
Where societies weren’t torn in half because of our tribal nature but unified through love in terms with the collective consciousness of the universe.
What if instead of looking down on someone else and inflicting hate, you changed your perspective to inspire love and help them instead.
This is what happens when you analyse yourself. When you hold yourself accountable for your actions.
Have you ever asked yourself what is good and bad in your life? What constitutes a good or bad action?
“The unexamined life is not worth living” – Socrates.
This isn’t a unifying memoir to society to study philosophy, it is a cry for sanity in a world of non-thinkers.
Philosophy will free your mind. It will separate the one-way system of emotions driving your actions by becoming aware of them and inquiring about them.
So, don’t turn your nose up at philosophy, accept that it is arguably the most important topic to study.
Study yourself. Why you are the way you are and how your past will affect your actions in the future.
If you want to get started in philosophy, there is one simple way to share the mindset of all the greats – Socrates, Plato, Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus (to name a few).
Ask one question. Why? To everything.
Why are you feeling this way?
Why did she act that way?
Why did he do it even though he didn’t want to?
Why is the foundation of curiosity, the fountain of wisdom that every human has access to.
You just have to ask the question.
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