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How to be a really stupid philosopher ... Keep this philosophy in mind the next time you either hear, or are about to repeat, a rumor ... more laughs with author Suzan St Maur on HowToWriteBetter.net. Read on!

Is the quest for truth futile

Is the truth a useless concept? Our efforts to find the ultimate truth have all failed. Should we abandon it as a goal? Here are a few of my thoughts.

NO:19 Plato (423 BC – 348 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Plato influenced a whole range of subjects from philosophy to maths, logic and ethics.

Stoic is a member of a Greek school of philosophy, founded by Zeno about 308 B.C.E. They believed that God determined everything for the best and that virtue is sufficient for happiness.

Keep your mind open. Rebel against what feels unnatural and unjust. Feel with your heart and mind, not your prejudices and judgements.