Category: Education of the Brain

It is Darkest Right Before Dawn: The Key to Happiness

It seems we have made so much progress—and yet, why is it that the world appears no closer to the peace and prosperity we all desire? Consider religion-based wars; consider the spread of obesity; and consider the devastation of depression. Yes, these are the three great scourges of our time, and so many people put

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Marcus Aurelius and the Education of the Brain

Marcus Aurelius was Emperor of Rome from 161 to 180 CE. In many ways, Marcus Aurelius was the epitome of what Plato proposed as the “Philosopher King.” According to Plato, only kings that were also philosophers would be able to create an ideal city-state. Marcus Aurelius was exactly that: a Philosopher King. This article looks

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