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About the course

Philosophy In The Park is a 6-week course made of selected topics from our program and adjusted to an outdoor setting.

 

We will meet on Wednesdays, on a weekly basis.​

When?   Starting May 25

Where? Garfield Park, South Pasadena

If you want to get a taste of our classes then join us, on This Wednesday, May 18, in a free Open Class and discussion on Happiness:

* Learn the psychology underlying fleeting happiness vs. true happiness

* Explore the steps that lead to a permanent state of well-being

* Discover how to incorporate philosophy into your daily life

* Feed your Soul

The event will include an outline of our philosophical approach and a review of Philosophy In The Park course.​

If you enjoy the Open Class, you can sign up for the course, which starts on

May 25th, 7 - 8.30 am, and continues every Wednesday for 6 weeks straight, with one week off in the middle.

Course price- 90$

* Discount for the course will be given to participants in the Open Classes

* In case of bad weather the location may change to a nearby indoor classroom.

Philosophy
In The Park

Free Open classes and course presentations
Wed, May 4 
7  P.M
Wed, May 11 
7  P.M
Wed, May 18 
7  P.M
Course Opening
Wed, May 25, 2022
7 - 8:30 P.M
the topics 
Below are some of the topics that you will encounter through the course.
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1-    KNOW YOURSELF!

To find sustainable happiness, we need to recognize the elements within us and to live a fulfilling and authentic life.

  • The Mystery of the Human Being

  • Timeless Ethics and Inner Harmony

  • The Seven Dimensions of the Human Being

  • Moral Life Vs. Intellectual Life

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2-    THE INNER WARRIOR

To develop our inner strength, we need to learn how to work with our virtues and vices.

  • The Wisdom of India: The Bhagavad Gita

  • The Warrior within Us

  • You are Stronger than you Think

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3-    NATURAL LAWS THAT GOVERN OUR LIVES

The laws that govern your life without you knowing it

  • The Concepts of Karma, Dharma, and Reincarnation

  • The Path of Right Action

  • Who you truly are

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4-    THE VOICE OF THE SILENCE

The mind is our most useful tool in the inner battle.  But first we need to master it…

  • Introduction to the Wisdom of Tibet

  • Helena Petrovna Blavatsky – The Adventures of a Great Philosopher

  • The Voice of the Silence – Manual for a Traveler on the Path

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5-    THE WISDOM OF CHINA

Ethics and Politics - what’s the connection?  To achieve a just society, we need to begin with just individuals

  • Confucius and the Harmonious Society

  • Politics as a reflection of Ethics

  • True Equality vs. False Equality

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6-    THE HERO’S JOURNEY

To understand the hidden truths beyond myths,  helps us understand our own lives better.

  • History and Myth: Which is real? 

  • Joseph Campbell and the Monomyth

  • Myth study: Theseus and the Minotaur

Rights to Admission to the Course are reserved by New Acropolis

New Acropolis Los Angeles

Monday - Friday 5:00 P.M - 8:30  P.M

Saturday 9:00 A.M  - 2:00 P.M

Old Town Pasadena​

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