shayarisms4lovers June18 246 - 15 John Locke Quotes to Help you Think Without Prejudice

15 John Locke Quotes to Help you Think Without Prejudice

John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely known as the founder of empiricism and the “Father of Liberalism.” Locke’s philosophy inspired both the European Enlightenment and the Constitution of the United States. His political philosophy was grounded in the importance of toleration between individuals and in the notion of the social contract, concerning the legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual. Locke’s theories inspired later philosophers such as Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, David Hume and Immanuel Kant. By defining the self through a continuity of consciousness, Locke suggested that all of our ideas and knowledge are determined only by experience (empiricism) and that individuals are born without built-in mental content. As a physician, Locke had become a fellow of the Royal Society and along with Thomas Sydenham, conducted important research based on careful observation and firm evidence. Here are 15 John Locke quotes to help you think without prejudice and become a more tolerant person. I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. We are like chameleons. We take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us. New opinions are always suspected, […]

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 12 - Urban Daily Haiku: Changes

Urban Daily Haiku: Changes

In this urban daily haiku, “Changes.” Water…Rippling at the motion of movement. A quiet beach front and gray skies. Perspective is hung in the clouds. Pause is the granules between toes. The thousand moments of prayers, words laced with wisdom, and hopes break through the clouds of change. Peace is the answering. An urban daily haiku on a perspective of our challenging times. Urban Daily Haiku: Changes look through reflection a thousand moments of pause perspective changes What is a Haiku Poem?  A Japanese poem which can also be known as a Hokku. A Haiku poem is similar to a Tanka but has fewer lines. A Haiku is a type of poetry that can be written on many themes, from love to nature. A Haiku consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables.

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shayarisms4lovers may18 59 - 20 Aristotle Quotes to Develop your Logical Thinking

20 Aristotle Quotes to Develop your Logical Thinking

One of the greatest intellectual figures, Aristotle was an Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist. Along with Plato – another outstanding philosopher – Aristotle is referred to as the “Father of Western Philosophy.” After Plato’s death, Aristotle left Athens and became the tutor of Alexander the Great. Teaching a king had opened him many doors and opportunities, so later on he founded his own school in Athens – the Lyceum. Aristotle is best known as the founder of formal logic. The philosopher’s goal was to come up with a universal process of reasoning that would help people be able to learn anything. Many of his principles, observations and theories on subjects like physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theatre, music, rhetoric, psychology, linguistics, economics and politics were universally accepted by Western philosophers until the 19th century. Aristotle basically influenced almost all forms of knowledge. Some of his most important works include Nichomachean Ethics, Politics, Metaphysics, On the Soul, Poetics and Prior Analytics. Here are 20 Aristotle quotes to help you develop your logical thinking. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim […]

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