Art in the age of Mechanical Reproduction by Walter Benjamin, a review

To say we live in a new era is not in and of its self saying much. Cultures shift through paradigms all the time, it’s a natural part of progress. However, Walter Benjamin argues that this current paradigm is prominently important to comprehend because of the way it has transformed art and culture. This is…… Continue reading Art in the age of Mechanical Reproduction by Walter Benjamin, a review

The Hindu View of Life by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Radhakrishnan starts off by confronting the classic question of what Hinduism actually is. This, he does not answer directly, for a very good reason: Hinduism isn’t an internally recognized word, but a name given to the sub-continent of India by outsiders. Later, it was recognized by Hindus as being a practicable working name. This was…… Continue reading The Hindu View of Life by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The Myth of Sisyphus, a review

You will never be happy if you continue to pursue the meaning of happiness, nor shall you live if you spend your life searching for a meaning of life. Albert Camus held this view of life in high sincerity, and this was the basis for much of his philosophy. At heart of Camus’ writings was…… Continue reading The Myth of Sisyphus, a review