The First Philosophy of Economics: Scarcity

  ~ The Garden of Earthly Delights by Bosch Scarcity is a fundamental fact of life (Frank, Bernanke, Gan, & Kang, 2009). The study of economics is relevant as a consequence of scarcity. Every economist strives to overcome the problem of scarcity. The fight against scarcity is, of course, a losing battle. The world will always … Continue reading

Chinese Civilization: The Great Beginning and the Origin of Man

~ Nuwa repairing the wall of heaven The Great Beginning The story of the creation of the world by the ancient Chinese is vague and seldom brought to light. Rather than an almighty creator creating something out of nothing, the ancient Chinese believed that the universe has always existed albeit being formless and opaque. ‘In … Continue reading

Philosophy of Religion

~ Walking on a Mountain Path in Spring by Ma Yuan   1. Religion and superstition  Religion, for many, is not very much different from superstition. To have faith is to believe in the unlikely, the improbable, and the impossible. Examine the religious, do they not believe that by doing certain actions they will change … Continue reading

Prehistory Timelines – The Origin of Man

~ The Creation of Adam “We live under the shadow of a gigantic question mark,” stated Hendrik Willem Van Loon in the Story of Mankind (Loon, 2000),“Who are we? Where do we come from? Whither are we bound?” Perhaps man will never know the answers to these questions. Yet the probabilities at arriving at the … Continue reading

A Philosopher’s Code

The Jews, Christians, and Muslims believe that God created man in his own image. The interpretation of this notion is many and I shall not go into detail each and every one of them except but to offer one of my own. The Creator blessed us, at the point of creation, with his divine flame … Continue reading