philosophy bites & other brainfood 

I spread the pleasure of thinking

 

 

I am a philosophy masterstudent, a writer and host of the podcast of "Transformatorenwerk Leipzig". I am interested in philosophy as practice - for creating one's life, for personal and emotional development and for a balanced and exciting life. My vision is to strengthen the person as a responsible subject which thinks and acts by itself while answering to the world it encounters.

 

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Julia Held (10)

I am a philosophy masterstudent, a writer and host of the podcast of "Transformatorenwerk Leipzig". I am interested in philosophy as practice - for creating one's life, for personal and emotional development and for a balanced and exciting life. My vision is to strengthen the person as a responsible subject which thinks and acts by itself while answering to the world it encounters.

the ambivalent nature of freedom

In philosophy there is a great deal of different views on what freedom is, whether human beings are free or can be free at all and the general role of freedom in human life. Some say we can't escape the deterministic nature of existence and…

people we remember 

During a lifetime, each of us meets an uncountable amount of people. Some with whom we walk for quite a while, crossing bumpy paths and reaching ups and downs of relationships we haven't known about before. And there are others, ones with whom we did…

thinking about oneself

Lately, the concepts of self-image and self-conception kept me thinking. While I was observing myself behaving differently depending on with whom I interact, questions started to become puzzling. Am I what others think of me, or rather what I think about myself? When am I…

on charisma

Many of us can't neglect the fact that they have thoughts about strangers, maybe even judge them, before having heard them speaking a word. We like or dislike the way someone walks, one's facial expressions or things we think to observe in someone's gaze. If…

why you don't need happiness

When people get asked about their life-goals, about what they strive and search for, a common answer is happiness. It seems to be legit and desirable to make happiness a human's life natural end, but what do we actually mean by using this apparently big word?…