By Michael Potts PhD

bear in mind if you have been a toddler and regularly requested your mom and dad “Why?” you continue to had that youth reward of brooding about approximately every little thing from the straightforward “Why can’t I contact the range eye while it’s red?” to the main profound questions humans can ask “Why can’t I see God if He’s real?”

A universal belief of philosophers is of the wizened previous guru, sitting on a mountain most sensible considering his navel; or worse, a stodgy, dull highbrow that everybody avoids at events. yet philosophy, at its most sensible, is a joyous career. Philosophers by no means cease thinking about, why? They ask the main profound and common questions: “Why am I here?” “Does lifestyles have a meaning?” “Is there a God?” “Do i've got an immortal soul?” “What occurs while I die?” Philosophers have the enjoyment of re-living the sweetness of a child.

Aerobics for the brain: useful routines in Philosophy that anyone Can Do is a ebook for somebody who nonetheless has that precise, childlike feel of wonder.

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