Curious Intellect

Curiosity makes you Wise & Wisdom makes you Thrive


September 2016

What is “friends zone”? Why some remain friends and some become lovers?

What is “friends zone”? Why some remain friends and some become lovers? We are passionate about some people romantically but others remain in our “friends circle”. What factors influence our decision of getting romantically involved with someone while just being... Continue Reading →


What is job satisfaction? What factors causes job satisfaction and what are the outcomes?

What is job satisfaction? We usually hear phrases like “I hate my job” and “my job makes me miserable”. Why people hate their jobs? How can they be happy and satisfied with their jobs? What are the factors which contribute... Continue Reading →

What is Forgiveness? Why some people are more forgiving than others?

What is Forgiveness? Why some people forgive and others don’t. According to English poet Alexander Pope “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Let’s analyze what forgiveness is? Why some people are more forgiving than others? How does forgiveness affect... Continue Reading →

What is Wisdom? Philosophy and Psychology of Wisdom

What is Wisdom? What are the characteristic of wise people? According to philosopher Thomas Aquinas, "Of all human pursuits, that of wisdom is the most perfect, the most sublime, the most profitable, the most delightful". Wisdom is one of the... Continue Reading →

What happiness is? Hedonic or Eudaimonic?

What happiness actually is? Everybody wants to be happy but do we know what happiness is and what causes happiness? Aristotle once said “Happiness depends on ourselves”. Everything we do in life is to achieve happiness therefore, it is important... Continue Reading →

What is universe made up of?

  What is universe made up of?  It is always fascinating to look at the night sky and wonder where do all these stars come from and what are they made up of. Individuals from the past used constellation of... Continue Reading →

What are humans made up of?

What are we made up of? This question makes us wonder that what human body is actually made up of. We are always curious about the components which constitute our body. Let’s analyze the atomic, cellular, chemical and microbial constitution... Continue Reading →

Is love an addiction?

Is love an addiction? Why we develop an obsession and can’t resist our beloved one? The phrases like “I am addicted to you” and “Everybody has an addiction, mine happens to be you” are popular phrases. Let’s analyze the scientific... Continue Reading →

Is love really blind?

Is love blind? William Shakespeare wrote “Love is blind, and lovers cannot see, the pretty follies that themselves commit”. Danish proverb says “Love is blind and thinks that others don’t see either”. We see many people in our lives who... Continue Reading →

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