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Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Philosophy in Pop Culture

Philosophy is one of the most influential subjects in the world. It has shaped many aspects of our society and culture, from political ideologies to art forms. Philosophy in Pop Culture is a topic that has been brought up many times but not often discussed. But what is the interlink between philosophy and pop culture? In thisContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Philosophy in Pop Culture”

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Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The Most Memorable Women in History

Throughout time women have been catalysts for progress. They faced adversity and persevered through their plight to educate and advance liberties for all. Many notable women changed history. Some women have affected history with only their words. Jane Austen’s witty writing style challenged traditional ideas about women’s roles. Anne Frank’s diary invoked compassion worldwide with her accountContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The Most Memorable Women in History”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Understanding Buddhist Philosophy

Buddhist philosophy is less religion, more practice of social truths. To become a Buddhist, one must first understand the philosophy and beliefs of this religion.  Most people think that Buddhism means never hurting a living thing, even in anger, and that you are always peaceful. While these ideas are somewhat true regarding the Buddhist way ofContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Understanding Buddhist Philosophy”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Historical Shipwrecks Around the World

Shipwrecks capture the imagination more than any other piece of history. While shipwrecks tell stories of conflict and disaster, they are also a living testament to their time period. In examining shipwrecks from around the world, one can learn about the culture and values of its ill-fated crew and passengers. RMS Titanic The RMS Titanic is, without a doubt, the mostContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on Historical Shipwrecks Around the World”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on A Brief History of Egyptian Art

Archaeologists recently dated cave paintings found in Indonesia to 45,000 years ago. They represent the oldest-known example of human art: the oldest cave or rock painting on the African continent date to 27,500 B.C. No doubt, the first artwork of what would become the high civilization of ancient Egypt were forms of rock and caveContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on A Brief History of Egyptian Art”

Mindfulness and Philosophy | Jeanet Maduro de Polanco

Mindfulness and philosophy may seem like polar opposites to many, but in truth, they are two sides of the same coin. Mindfulness is the act of becoming intensely aware of the world around you – specifically within the moment. Meanwhile, philosophy is the understanding and appreciation of the world, both as a whole and in individual paths. Together, theyContinue reading “Mindfulness and Philosophy | Jeanet Maduro de Polanco”

Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The Five Branches of Philosophy | London, UK

There are five main branches in philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, politics, and aesthetics. Each branch contains a specific focus and area of study. When one remembers that philosophy is a form of science, this method of organization suddenly becomes crystal clear. Metaphysics, as the name suggests, is the study of reality. Literally, the term metaphysics means ‘beyondContinue reading “Jeanet Maduro de Polanco on The Five Branches of Philosophy | London, UK”

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