Bertrand Russell is one of the greatest masters of English Prose.
Bertrand Russell is one of the greatest masters of English Prose. He revolutionized not only the subject matter but also the mode of expression. He has in him a happy blend of greatest philosopher and a great writer. He was awarded
In Praise of Idleness
By Bertrand Russell
Like most of my generation, I was brought up on the saying: 'Satan finds some mischief for idle hands to do.' Being a highly virtuous child, I believed all that I was told, and acquired a conscience which has kept me working hard down to the p
Thales of Miletus
He was the first philosopher of Ancient Greece and the founder of Western philosophy. Thales came from the seaport of Miletus. He was born around 620 BC who claimed that water is the fundamental nature of the world. He correctly predicted that there would be a solar eclis
Family of Rizal Report Summary
I. Rizal’s Lineage
* Rizal’ great-great-grandfather
* came from Chinchew, China (a literary center and a town famed in Chinese history for its loyalty)
* Baptized at the age of 35 (1697)
* Settled (landho
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Commencement Address: The Economics of Happiness
Remarks by Ben S. Bernanke Chairman Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at the University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina
May 8, 2010
I want to begin by thanking th
Article One: Glaspell’s Trifles
The first article that I viewed was called “Glaspell’s Trifles.” This article was summarizing what the short story by Glaspell wrote. They explained basically in detail what the short story was about. They used descriptive words to describe the feelings
Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. A variety of biological, psychological, religious, and philosophical approaches have striven to define happiness and identify its sources. Various...
A response to Bertrand Russell’s Happy Life
Happiness: What does that fully mean? To be truly happy, is that something that you can achieve in life? After reading “The Happy Life” by Bertrand Russell, my outlook on happiness hasn’t changed but has been enlightened. Bertrand depicts...