‘A Pop Cultural Christmas’: More Posts to come this Holiday Season!

Keep a look out on AppleBelleBlog for some Christmas-themed pop-cultural and philosophical posts! From asking what Rudolph can teach us about society to questioning the existence of Santa based on philosophical premise, we will merrily ring in realisations on AppleBelle this year! Deck the halls with more holiday happiness! Look below for related posts…

The Scary Reason you Shouldn’t get too Deep into Philosophy

On Applebelleblog, I examine philosophies in a brief, fun and trivial way; arguably, it isn’t even really hardcore philosophy at all and is more-so ‘food for thought’. But what can happen when you get too invested in philosophy is a horrifying notion. In this article, we will explore the scary reason you shouldn’t get too deep into philosophy.

Censorship and ‘the Office’: When Can Humour Go Too Far?

I was initially shocked but not surprised that the NBC censored the Office’s black-face. With the Black Lives Matter movement at the forefront of the global stage, there is no awe that a TV network would disallow a distasteful and crude representation of an African American. But is this political correctness gone too far? In my opinion, yes it is.

5 Things Superheroes can teach us about Living our Lives

What have I learnt from loving these fictional role models? I’m glad you asked.

Pandemic Mindset: Boredom and Why it’s Important

I’m bored. Yep; boredom – a result of a cocktail of free time and isolation- has a good majority of us trapped in tumultuous time-wasting. But today, let’s put a positive spin on things and talk about why it’s important to be bored and unproductive occasionally; (with a philosophical lense of course). In isolation, particularlyContinue reading “Pandemic Mindset: Boredom and Why it’s Important”

‘All I Want For Christmas is…’ A Guide to Gift-giving Philosophies

As a self-proclaimed philosopher and in an effort to assist with our collective seasonal spirit, I’ve herein decided to provide a practical guide to five philosophies and approaches that govern our gift-giving this season. Which one do you follow?