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...
5 Fascinating Facts and Ideas from Ancient Egypt

5 Fascinating Facts and Ideas from Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization located in North Africa concentrated along the Nile River. For almost 30 centuries from its unification around 3100 B.C to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C ancient Egypt was the dominate civilization in the Mediterranean...
3 Ideas from the Egyptian Book of the Dead

3 Ideas from the Egyptian Book of the Dead

The information contained in the Egyptian Book of the Dead acted as guidebook for the recently deceased in the ancient Egyptian world. Life, death and the afterlife were all central themes of the Egyptian way of life. This was most notably reflected in the myths,...
10 Ideas that Have Shaped Western Civilization

10 Ideas that Have Shaped Western Civilization

When it comes to moments that have changed the course of history, we usually think of inventions like writing, the wheel, and the lightbulb. But what about the ideas that have caused massive upheavals in the way the world spins? Here are 10 ideas that forever changed...

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