5+ Influential Ideas of the 19th Century

5+ Influential Ideas of the 19th Century

The rationalist philosophies of the Enlightenment and the subsequent emotionally-driven response of Romanticism—both movements in of the 18th century—were fuel for the intellectual fires of thought that raged in the 19th century. Here are five movements that made a...
Carl Jung and His Most Influential Ideas

Carl Jung and His Most Influential Ideas

Carl Jung is one of the most recognized names in the study of psychology and literature. Once a friend and colleague of Sigmund Freud, he split over some differences in belief—while they both shared an initial interest in the unconscious, they differed over the...
5 Life Lessons to Learn from Studying Mythology

5 Life Lessons to Learn from Studying Mythology

Every culture has its own mythology. In times past, people lived and died with myths and legends that explained everything in their universe—and beyond. These days, it can be hard to look back at the myths of ancient peoples and find meaning. Certainly these stories...
Angels in Different Religions, Cultures and Traditions

Angels in Different Religions, Cultures and Traditions

When you think of an angel, you probably think of some white-robed creature with wings. Though this particular image may come from artistic interpretations of ancient Greek deities like Nike (victory) and Eros (love), almost every culture around the world has their...
3 Things Ancient Civilizations Can Teach Us About Life

3 Things Ancient Civilizations Can Teach Us About Life

Since ancient times humanity has always sought to find some meaning in life. The following are 3 things ancient civilizations can teach us about life and living well. The Ancient Greeks on Phronesis Phronesis is an Ancient Greek word for a type of wisdom or...
10 Strange Ways Ancient People Tried to Heal Themselves

10 Strange Ways Ancient People Tried to Heal Themselves

Science is always changing, and the field of medicine is no exception. In fact, within the last century, the medical field has moved forward in veritable leaps and bounds. But you know what they say—we owe it to the ones who came before us. Even so, some of the things...

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