Why I Think about Death Everyday

Death is a universal truth. We will all die one day. No one is an exception as it role calls people to be invited in an everlasting sleep. People respond in various ways when the topic of life’s finitude comes out from one’s mouth. Is it possible to speak about life by speaking about death […]

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Grief in Butterfly Dreams: On Shifting Perspectives

“Zhuangzi’s wife died. When Huizi went to convey his condolences, he found Zhuangzi sitting with his legs sprawled out, pounding on a tub and singing. ‘You lived with her, she brought up your children and grew old,’ said Huizi. ‘It should be enough simply not to weep at her death. But pounding on a tub […]

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The Umwelt, Mitwelt, and Eigenwelt Perspective of Love

Here is my Existential perspective about love (based on Existential concept on the modes of “Being-in-the-World” or “Dasein” by Martin Heidegger) There are 3 modes namely “Umwelt” (Environment around us), Mitwelt (People around us) and Eigenwelt (Self within us) To be considered healthy, people should simultaneously live within the 3 modes, meaning, not one is bigger […]

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