Friedrich Nietzsche was most famously concerned with the problem of nihilism. All societies, in his view, rely on implicit value judgments. If the foundations of these are lost, he predicts terrible consequences: widespread apathy or violent, fanatical attempts to reclaim a sense of purpose, or perhaps both.
Determinism: The proposition that all events, including those of human thoughts, are causally determined by an unbroken chain of prior events.
On 27 February 1907, at Berggasse 19 in Vienna, Sigmund Freud fell in love. The object of his affection was Carl Gustav Jung.
Constructivism: The view that reality, and the methods we use to understand it, are man-made, subjective constructions rather than an objective reading of events.
Collectivism: A view that places emphasis on the group over the individual, often holding the belief that the "greater good" of the group is more important than the good of any individual within in.
Among the many decision-making methods for life’s big decisions, one that stands out is from an early 16th-century soldier-turned-mystic, St. Ignatius of Loyola.
French philosopher Albert Camus perhaps put it best when he wrote, “Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.”
Capitalism: An economic system based on the production of goods for profit, and the private ownership of the means of production.