The UK Election has officially run its course, and Theresa May’s Conservative Party has failed to retain a majority in the House of Commons. Although the Conservatives have ‘won’ the election (they achieved the greatest number of seats), they have failed to gain a parliamentary majority, which stands at 326 seats out of the total 650 MPs in the United Kingdom. This is what is known as a hung parliament. So, what does a Hung Parliament mean for the UK? Firstly, it is important to note that the major parties have three options available to them in these first few […]
What does it actually mean to say that human beings are free, and how can science possibly prove that it doesn’t exist?
This week I stumbled across a snippet from the celebrated thinker Lao Tzu. The particular insight made a lasting impression on me – as you would imagine, having been written by the man whose name meant ‘Old Master’. Nevertheless, it got me thinking – what really are the most profound philosophical quotes to ever have been proclaimed? After scouring the Internet, I have compiled below a list of philosophically enlightening tidbits, that, when taken to heart, just might change your life. Of course, if you can think of any great examples of quotes or musings that personally resonated with you […]