Individual Responsibility and the Pursuit of Meaning and Happiness in a Free Market

Despite the great abundance a relatively free market has brought to the world at least since the industrial revolution, there's no lack of critics who seek to overhaul and replace it with a more ideal system in light of their values and ideologies. The system we're living under encourages greed and numbs people to a … Continue reading Individual Responsibility and the Pursuit of Meaning and Happiness in a Free Market

Why Study Philosophy?

The nature of philosophy - the pursuit of truth and wisdom - has persisted long throughout human history. Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Chinese philosophers may have been among the first to document their findings, at least in writing that has remained extant over the millennia, but most likely it has been going on for far … Continue reading Why Study Philosophy?

The Root of the Stoic Philosophy: Opportunity Cost

This article was originally published on Medium.  The potential in the Stoic philosophy is difficult to overstate. Not only is it philosophy in the sense of thinking out subtle thoughts and limited to the theoretical, but even more importantly, it is an impetus people to change for the better, to use their time efficiently and … Continue reading The Root of the Stoic Philosophy: Opportunity Cost