Full Name: Jeremy Bentham Born: 1748 Died: 1832 Fave Subjects: How To Be Good, Animal Rights, Power Career Highlights: wrote over 5 million words (that are still being sorted out today) created a system to calculate happiness oneLearn more!
Happy Earth Day, everyone! Really, every day should be Earth Day (we do live on and depend on it, right?). We’re always excited about asking big questions and taking a closer look at our relationship with our lovelyLearn more!
The 21st century (what we’ve seen of it so far, anyway) seems to be about creating something new. Technology is ever-changing, and our rich online lives seem to drive us to constantly switch things up, and to thinkLearn more!
Full Name: Martin Buber Born: 1878 Died: 1965 Hometown: Vienna, Austria Fave Subjects: Relationships, Right and Wrong, Education, Peace Career Highlights: wrote more than 30 books spoke 9 languages taught people from different cultures to live together peacefullyLearn more!
“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” Emilie Buchwald Saying you should read to your kids (or with them, or near them) is hardly controversial. Fellow parents, writers, teachers, doctors and psychologists have all beenLearn more!
We’re pleased as punch to announce the release of our first audiobook! “ThinkAboutIt: Let the Thinking Begin!” is now available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes! Narrated by Sophia the Wise, this book takes young listeners ages 8-12 onLearn more!
Full Name: Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre Born: 1905 Died: 1980 Hometown: Paris, France Fave Subjects: Power, How To Be Good, Freedom, Truth, Knowledge and Understanding, Storytelling Career Highlights: served in the army during World War II wrote philosophy,Learn more!
Full Name: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha came later) Born: 563 BCE Died: 483 BCE Hometown: Lumbini, Nepal Fave Subjects: Minds and Bodies, How To Be Good, Truth and Knowledge, Happiness, Meaning of Life Career Highlights: gaveLearn more!
Remember studying Shakespeare in high school? Okay, it was traumatic for some, but even if you’ve never been a fan of reading 500-year-old plays, you have to admit that The Bard had a knack for creating multilayered characters,Learn more!
Women’s History Month comes to a close this week, and while we’re proud to feature great female thinkers of the past in our blog, we’d be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge and express gratitude to some inspiring newLearn more!