The Enlightenment 2.0: Dare to Feel!

“Sapere Aude” – “Dare to Know” was the headline of the Age of Enlightenment. Rational thinking and common sense are highly regarded values in our western societies, which are intended to solve our problems. However, how is it, that even though we live in a highly rationalized society and yet, there are so many problems, although we believe, rationality is the glue to fix everything? [Read more]

 

The Female Form of Cognition

The female and male principles function differently. Today, in Western culture, the knowledge of feminine cognition has largely been lost. The content below seeks to describe the feminine knowledge for the masculine consciousness, so that its qualities can be recognized and appreciated again. [Read more]

 

 

The Depth behind the Science of the Soul, as told by Plato

Nowadays, science is almost exclusively equated with natural science. This was not always the case. Rather, it is a relatively recent phenomenon that natural science achieved its triumph with the so-called Enlightenment of the 18th century. [Read more]

 

 

The ABC’s of Feeling: Why Emotions must be held to the same Caliber as Logic

Our society takes it for granted that we go to school for at least nine years to train our minds. We realize that we cannot think just because there is a brain in our head, but that we have the capacity to do so – but this has to be trained. So what makes us think, that we can feel naturally without training the emotional side? [Read more]

 

 

The Honourable Merchant – Why we need to educate not only our Minds, but also our Hearts

Until the present time, it has been a widespread belief that solving economic problems requires stronger enforcement of rules and creating more laws. Instead of the former bartering system of commerce, today we have fixed prices and instead of a “handshake sealing the deal” between tradesmen, we use written contracts. Formal rules in different formats are supposed to minimize human greed and other failures of human character that can show up in commerce and trade.The “formalization” of the world however has not really solved these human problems, and it has overlooked an important aspect: [Read more]