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Watch '06 - Nietzche on Hardship - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness' Play
This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. Episode 6: Nietzsche on Hardship - British philosopher Alain De Botton explores Friedrich Nietzsche's (1844-1900) dictum that any worthwhile achievements in life come from the experience of overcomi
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Posted by deepthinker (http://video.google.com) | 977 days ago |

Watch '05 - Schopenhauer on Love - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness' Play
This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. Episode 5: Schopenhauer on Love - Alain De Botton surveys the 19th Century German thinker Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) who believed that love was the most important thing in life because of its p
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Watch '04 - Montaigne on Self-Esteem - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness' Play
This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. Episode 4: Montaigne on Self-Esteem looks at the problem of self-esteem from the perspective of Michel de Montaigne (16th Century), the French philosopher who singled out three main reasons for feel
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Watch '03 - Seneca on Anger - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness' Play
This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. Episode 3: Seneca on Anger - Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4BCE-65CE), the most famous and popular philosopher of his day, took the subject of anger seriously enough to dedicate a whole
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Watch '02 - Epicurus on Happiness - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness' Play
This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. Episode 2: Epicurus on Happiness - British philosopher Alain De Botton discusses the personal implications of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-270BCE) who was no epicurean glutton or want
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Watch '01 - Socrates on Self-Confidence - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness' Play
This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. Episode 1: Socrates on Self-Confidence - Why do so many people go along with the crowd and fail to stand up for what they truly believe? Partly because they are too easily swayed by other people's o
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Watch 'OSHO: Your Soul Is Oftentimes a Battlefield   ' Play
Been wondering how to continue life in this crazy world?
Using the example of an ancient text Osho speaks of man as an organic whole and of the difference between reason and passion.
"... Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield because you have never gone to the roots of your being. Reason says one thing, the heart longs for something else, and whatever you choose you will suffer, you will remain
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Watch 'OSHO: What Is Meditation?   ' Play
Did you ever wonder what indeed people 'do' when they meditate?
Osho responds to the question "What Is Meditation? -- giving you an 'insiders' view.

"To say something about meditation is a contradiction in terms. It is something which you can have, which you can be, but by its very nature you cannot say what it is. Still, efforts have been made to convey it in some way. Even if only a fragmen
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