67 days until Christmas!
 
Stranger

YsPeople - Where the wise belong

Posts by Philosophically Yours

Thumb aaaa

About Philosophically

I think, therefore I am.

It's a shame children aren't taught how to think objectively, critically and laterally at school.

Make your decisions in the neocortex

Comment icon 16

Contrary to popular belief, human beings use all of their brain - just not that well.

Expand
6 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
The value of education has been passed down from my father to son and grandson.

How's your father? – Part 2

Comment icon 16

There are few things more important than education and I wish I appreciated that more in my youth.

Social Issues Family Relationships
Expand
3 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Life's too short not to pursue true happiness.

It's never too late to find happiness

Comment icon 16

If you want true happiness, start living your truth.

Relationships Social Issues
Expand
7 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
Comedian, empath and often overcome with depression .

Intellect drives depression

Comment icon 16  

Thinking about life can be a catalyst for depression. Thinking with intellect can be worse still.

Health
Expand
7 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
My father has never treated anyone as anything less than equal.

How's your father? – Part 3

Comment icon 16

The importance of equity is learned through behaviour, not words.

Social Issues Family Relationships
Expand
3 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
We don’t choose factors that impact on us in the first 10 years of life, yet most of our beliefs and propensity for faith are often created in that period.

What really matters in life is how people behave

Comment icon 16

"Faith is not a virtue – no choice is involved!"

Religion Social Issues
Expand
9 months ago
(Headlines)
Just what, exactly, are Australian values? Picture: iStock.

Take the Australian values test

Comment icon 16  

What are these Australian values that we are all supposed to share?

Social Issues Politics Australia
Expand
6 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Why is our uniqueness challenged, and sameness celebrated? Picture: iStock.

Conversations with God: I was born unique

Comment icon 16

Unique is good. Unique people move the world forward. So why do we try to make people all the same?

Philosophy Ageing Relationships
Expand
5 months ago
Tell your child they are beautiful, unique and capable of anything.

Positive self-image, your greatest gift to a child

Comment icon 16

Socialisation impacts on our self-image - and our self-image impacts on our capacity to contribute to our community.

Expand
4 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Question everything.

Nothing is certain, question everything

Comment icon 16

"Beware self-evident truths – few things are more dangerous."

Social Issues TV Trump Politics
Expand
8 months ago
(Headlines)
Clothing and being seen out in public was a symbol of status for my mother.

How I met my mother: Part 3

Comment icon 16

Caring what other people think of me is not a quality I like and one I will eradicate.

Relationships Family Philosophy
Expand
3 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Elon Musk is aiming for the stars .

Aim for the stars, like Elon Musk

Comment icon 16

"In the quest for excellence, mistakes will be made."

Expand
8 months ago
(Money & Business)
This Martin Niemoller passage changed my life.

How's your father? Part 4

Comment icon 16

Rejoin blogger Philosophically Yours as he continues exploring his relationship with his father.

Community Family Relationships
Expand
2 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
I view these as the lost years of my life.

The school of hard knocks - Part 2

Comment icon 16

In his insightful, ongoing series, blogger Philofsophically Yours recalls being the kid who did not fit in.

Family Community Relationships
Expand
About 2 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
As a boy, I was on the outer, not a fan of football and organised sports.

Conversations with God: My childhood

Comment icon 16

Do you remember the fellow who was good at maths, liked to play chess and could not remember how many players were in an AFL...

Expand
5 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Quote of the day
Wich18tgd0g15ojlqtor
Joke of the day
J0hpl5dwcath6scchghg
Trending stories
Aussie Helpers provides hope to farming families doing it tough.

Battling dairy farmer gives thanks amid heartbreak

It's tough on the land. But...

(Kindness) 3 days ago
Lacking basic life skills, but whose fault is it?  Picture: Shutterstock.

Why are so many young people incompetent?

Ever been frustrated by the...

(Today) 5 days ago
In today's technology driven era, there's no need to be able to blindly navigate 300km home.

In defence of the Millennials

Why I disagree with the...

(Today) About 12 hours ago
Guess and you could win.

Who am I? Guess my name to win a bottle of wine

Follow the 10 clues to...

(Yesterday) 1 day ago
What kind of lowlife has nothing better to do than catfish somebody.

Help! I think I'm being catfished!

I have a gut feeling that...

(Love & Relationships) About 2 months ago
Weekly Poll
Beat this!
Vg9bhmjblm4ww4gku0pe
YsPeople proudly supports
Lqphdfenmils3btxkyht
Yspeople logo new.tiny