Gravitas is one of the virtues emphasized among ancient Romans. It means seriousness, responsibility, dignity, and so on. It is also the origin of the word gravity, one of the forces we articulate in the field of physics as we feel it physically in our everyday life as a sense of weight and heaviness. As … Continue reading Gravitas
One of the most fundamental components of life is a relationship. Without relationships, we can't find the existential reality that we live in this world and beyond. The very start could be our relationship with our mother. As one of the earliest life memories, we can't help but recall our interaction with our parents. Without … Continue reading Who are our Neighbors?
During the Christmas season, as small children, we often wondered how Santa Claus could manage to deliver his gifts to every child all over the world within one single night only, didn't we? We also thought of how he handled to understand the wishes of every single child in the world. If you are fond … Continue reading Omnipotence, Omnipresence, and Omniscience
We've seen various self-help instructions, from the physical bookshelves to the online digital sphere. And one SNS post says we need to focus on three kinds of activities in our everyday lives, which should keep you: CreativeHealthyWealthy It sounds so secular, worldly, and carnal. Many commented about these three areas as "well-said." And some pointed … Continue reading Sounds So Carnal
What does it mean when you say you are enough? Does it mean you already have everything you need, and everything in your life is under control? Only at this moment of the “perfect” situation can you say that you are enough? Can you never be enough until and unless you have everything in your … Continue reading You Are Enough
The moment of stillness is precious. And yet, we tend to take it for granted. Amid every busyness, we are always in a hurry and obsessive to do everything faster and gain more; chanting these two words as our mantra. Be efficientBe effective To be efficient, we should do everything faster. In instant messenger, we … Continue reading The Moment of Stillness
In Greek, meta (μετά) means "after" or "beyond." When Aristotle wrote his book, Metaphysics, his primary intention was to provide another work "after" his previous work, The Physics, which was a compilation of writings after the previous work (τὰ μετὰ τὰ φυσικά). The implication, however, is more than chronological order. After hundreds of years of … Continue reading Non-being of Being