Rajgopal Nidamboor
The writer is a physician and a doctorate in philosophical literature
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Philosophical maxim of quantum leap

Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who was far ahead of his time, always had the last word on it. That which cannot be improved upon, or factual, is already theory.

Essential reality of knowledge & truth

The idea of a virtual world, or the so-called preserve of modern thought, is not really new. It was the philosopher Plato, who first suggested the idea of a virtual world — a long, long time ago.

Being in the zone is divine frenzy

We often think through two channels — creative and analytical — albeit some of us are endowed with the incredulous talent of “suspended” thinking.

Reason is the sphere of all human thought

There cannot, perforce, as the philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, George Santayana said, be happiness, pleasure and pain without reason, in reality, just as rationale is with memory.

Your soul is your bespoke identity

All of us say that “we have a mind.” The obvious question that emerges pronto is: whether one can equate the mind with mentality.

Beauty is exquisite, reflection exemplified

The philosopher Plotinus articulated that there is a certain magnitude, or degree, of parts to each other, and the whole, with the addition of colour that it generates beauty — the object of sight

The long and short of freedom

We all believe that most of us need just too much of freedom.

Mind your emotions

Emotions, according to philosophical tenets, signify the purpose of providing information.

Of soul-growth and ego watching

It is an age-old question with no easy answers: whether the power of our ego is greater than the resolve of our soul?” This eternal aspect represents our perpetual need to place in balance our ego

Take heart to mind your brain

It would have been a much-honoured regulation for our early philosophers to refer to the thinking brain as the seat of our mental life.