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Author: Ally

Episode 25: Finding Meaning in Connection to Our World

Episode 25: Finding Meaning in Connection to Our World

With this episode, we are wrapping up our class, “The Meaning of Life,” as well as season 2 of La Belle Vie Show. We take a look at the teachings of the Native American holy man, John Fire Lame Deer and the 14th Dalai Lama. […]

Episode 24: Living an Authentic and Supernormal Life

Episode 24: Living an Authentic and Supernormal Life

We continue our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life” and the concept of true freedom as defined by two seemingly unrelated figures, Friedrich Nietzsche and Mahatma Gandhi. We felt liberated by Nietzsche’s idea of being the heroines of our own autobiographies but then […]

Episode 23: Meaning of Life in Death

Episode 23: Meaning of Life in Death

We continue our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life” and with the theme of death in a lecture on Tolstoy’s the Death of Ivan Ilyich. Tolstoy shows us that instead of confronting death and reflecting on whether we are living as we should, […]

Episode 22: Finding Meaning in Society

Episode 22: Finding Meaning in Society

We are continuing our discussion of the course “The Meaning of Life: Perspective’s from the World’s Great Intellectual Traditions” with a look at Hume’s emphasis on society as the basis of finding happiness and why it is reasonable to believe in things that may not […]