‘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…

Caped COVID-19 Crusaders: Superhero Traits to Emulate During the Pandemic

With strict codes, keen sensitivity to their responsibility and often a tolerance to societal alienation, there are actually many characteristics from these fictional beings that we can and should emulate during the pandemic. Here’s some things we should do as demonstrated by the caped ‘COVID-19’ crusaders.

The Competitive Drive: Philosophy in ‘Suits’

The high-stakes law TV series, ‘Suits’ first hit small screens in 2011 and since then, has gained quite the following. The show has a lot of insights into many different topics but it perhaps holds the most intriguing thoughts when it comes to philosophy. One key question raised being: how can a competitive drive both motivate and mangle us? Today, we will look into the philosophy of ‘Suits’.

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.

An Inspection of the Role of Fathers, this Father’s Day

Father’s Day. For many, it is a day of triumphant celebration of the role our fathers’ play in our lives. Some fathers we love, others we hate. For example, many Star Wars fans love Anakin Skywalker AKA Darth Vader as a father, and others despise him. But what are the many roles a father can play in our lives? Through some super-heroic examples, the role of our fathers can be inspected this Father’s Day.

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.

‘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?

Thor-ough Disappointments in Thor: Ragnarok

A bit of a movie reviewer and less philosopher of late, I eagerly anticipated the latest instalment of the Thor saga. With the thespian drama and filial conflicts, witty conversations and well-thought-out plot-lines of the previous films, I was expecting a riveting screenplay of Shakespearean standards …Instead, I was greeted with an 80s retro, GuardiansContinue reading “Thor-ough Disappointments in Thor: Ragnarok”

Dabbling with Death: Philosophy in Flatliners

✍Halloween Philosophy 👻🎃💀Post 1 The film raises the concept of ‘unfinished business’ and how a guilty conscience can manifest into hallucinations; tormenting a person until a moral situation is remedied. We’ve all pondered for at least one moment of our lives, what will happen when it ends. Some say there is nothing, others say thereContinue reading “Dabbling with Death: Philosophy in Flatliners”