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Classic cult comedy conquers your “case of the Mondays” by pointing out cubicles are crap.
The painter of “happy little trees” accidentally became a spiritual counselor to millions
A philosophy that states that the morally correct action is that which produces the most good.
The Ancient Greek philosophy that posited that the way to happiness was not to hold any fixed judgments
The religion for those opposed to religion is a lot of fun and helps to illuminate the shortcomings of many human belief…
The grand overarching philosophy of which the poses (asanas) are only a small part
The American school of philosophy that gave rise to great writers and thinkers like Emerson, Thoreau and Whitman
An esoteric branch of Christianity that places emphasis on the mystic path of the seeking individual, rather than via a…
The version of Buddhism that aimed to jettison dogma and consequently appealed to Western intellectuals.
Though mistaken for overindulgence today, Hedonism was a rational approach to life that, like Epicureanism, was far deep…
The oldest currently-existing mass religion in the world has been misunderstood and transmogrified, but it contains one…
The spiritual sect of which the famous poet Rumi was an adherent.
This double entry covers two similar ancient Greek philosophies, both of which counseled simpler ways of living
Classic modern stoner comedy that redefined the genre
Bill Murray investigates Nietzsche’s philosophy of eternal recurrence. Well, sort of.
The cutup emerges victorious in this paean to believing in yourself