Dostoyevsky’s notes

Dostoyevsky is one of the most influential Russian writers of all times. He has observed people around him and has become a critic of society's ideals and problems of his time. One of the main problems are written in Notes from the Underground where a son of a rich family wastes all his fortune and …

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Time travelling

What would happen if you had the power to travel in time? Would you fix your mistakes? Make someone fall in love with you? Would we be happy? The movie industry treats this desire to change the present going back and re-living it again. Instead of “what if”, we can live it; we have a …

Humble, not poor

When we talk about humbleness we refer to being able to notice who we really are: what we are able to do and what we can't. It's being realistic about ourselves and being aware of the fact that the things that happen to us are not only because of us, but also because there is something, someone, anything …

Why pain?

The world is filled with pain and suffering, but why? Many religions and philosophies have tried to eliminate it. Why? Pain is the opposite of happiness. If we have pain, we are unhappy. The Greek tried to understand pain and looked for ways for it not to consume us and end our live's actions, habits, social …

Midas curse

Ancient Greeks used to educate their kids with myths, magical or realistc stories, to show them virtues, actions and ideas so they could live in a world where they needed to survive. We can still apply all those myths to our lives. All myths have a lesson: in this case the ambition of the king led him to …