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MEDITATION TIME is about reflecting upon life and the world in a profound and constructive way that is conducive to wisdom, happiness and love. Keep in mind, however, that whatever ideas I express in this podcast is always open to debate. I never impose anything categorically, but rather propose it tentatively. I cordially invite you to reflect upon it at length, and in the end make up your own mind as to what appears to be the truth.
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If you want to read what you hear, please refer to my author webpage, with access to a free PDF copy of my philosophical essay and a link to my philosophical blog: MEDITATION TIME, Know Yourself and the World Around You, https://www.laurentgrenier.online
The short musical fragment at the beginning of each lecture is from the piano piece "Reflections on Water" by Claude Debussy.

MEDITATION TIME Laurent Grenier

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MEDITATION TIME is about reflecting upon life and the world in a profound and constructive way that is conducive to wisdom, happiness and love. Keep in mind, however, that whatever ideas I express in this podcast is always open to debate. I never impose anything categorically, but rather propose it tentatively. I cordially invite you to reflect upon it at length, and in the end make up your own mind as to what appears to be the truth.
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If you want to read what you hear, please refer to my author webpage, with access to a free PDF copy of my philosophical essay and a link to my philosophical blog: MEDITATION TIME, Know Yourself and the World Around You, https://www.laurentgrenier.online
The short musical fragment at the beginning of each lecture is from the piano piece "Reflections on Water" by Claude Debussy.

    Conclusion MY WORLDVIEW IN A NUTSHELL

    Conclusion MY WORLDVIEW IN A NUTSHELL

    This lecture briefly reviews the most salient ideas expounded in this podcast.

    • 14 min
    Lecture 31 THE MEANING OF LIFE

    Lecture 31 THE MEANING OF LIFE

    Based on a conversation between Susan Blackmore and Jordan Peterson, this lecture opposes the secular to the religious path, as contrasted answers to the search for meaning.

    • 12 min
    Lecture 30 ULTIMATE FOUNDATIONS

    Lecture 30 ULTIMATE FOUNDATIONS

    This lecture briefly explores pantheism and panpsychism as theoretical options for understanding the ultimate foundations of reality,

    • 14 min
    Lecture 29 FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    Lecture 29 FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    This lecture highlights our threefold human nature in terms of life, knowledge, and power. It also explores the practical conditions for a good life and a good society.

    • 10 min
    Lecture 28 BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

    Lecture 28 BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

    This lecture looks at arguments against euthanasia but also makes a case for it, in light of various insights taken from human psychology and biology.

    • 16 min
    Lecture 27 THE BRIGHT SIDE

    Lecture 27 THE BRIGHT SIDE

    This lecture pits against each other two opposite philosophical stances toward life: acceptance and rejection. In the final analysis, acceptance stands as the healthier and wiser of the two. 

    • 14 min

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