Finding Your Mission

Missions are things we tend to associate with astronauts. If someone at a party asked you what you did, and you said you…

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SOCIOLOGY – Theodor Adorno

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno was born in Frankfurt in 1903 into a wealthy and cultured family. His father, a wine merchant, was of Jewish…

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Loving and Being Loved

Confusingly, we speak of love as one thing, rather than discerning the 2 very different varieties that lie beneath the single word. Being…

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How To Cope With Snobbery

Why are we so worried about our careers? Why do we care so much about our reputations? Partly it’s to do with money…

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The Meaning of Life

People nowadays often say, sometimes in a sad way, other times more aggressively and cynically, that life just has no meaning. Two reasons…

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How to Overcome Shyness

Because shyness can grip us in such powerful ways, it’s tempting to think of it as an immutable part of our emotional make-up…

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How to Make a Country Rich

Most of what we call ‘politics’ really revolves around the question of what you need to do to make a country richer. Rather…

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