Philosophy for Children Workshops

THE WHAT:     The aim is to make Philosophy as a discourse easily accessible to everyone thereby inculcating a philosophical temper among the society. One of the core activities of the Barefoot Philosophers is the intervention at an educational level. Introducing philosophical ideas at school levels is key for a sustainable Read more…

Unresolved Mysteries

by Lavanya Naikodi. Something that we as human beings can be proud of is our knowledge about the universe and our ability to explain and give reason for everything that happens around us. Yet, there are many things around us that we either are not aware of or cannot understand Read more…

Short Essay on Color

by Hejje A N. NATURE IS SIMPLE BUT CULTURE IS CRUCIAL When I was young, the guests who came to our house used to talk that I had a dark complexion than my parents. I could not understand those conversations during those times. After a few years, my younger sister Read more…

The Journey of Thought

by Saksham Jain. “All that I know is that I know nothing” -Socrates The mind of a human being is the glorious machine that is constantly at work and is more powerful than any computer ever invented by mankind and we often ask ourselves whether something so complex like consciousness Read more…

Untitled Essay

by Juan Rodrigo. I jogged towards my most favorite location. Fog permeated the tall buildings and desolate roads. The lives of the people in the city and the people in the village are divergent from one another. The mellifluous chirping of the birds, the slight swaying of the viridescent green Read more…

What is Discrimination?

by Ananya Nigam. This year the theme of my school performance was discrimination. I found it a very interesting topic but it also brought a few questions to my mind. Firstly, what exactly is discrimination? At first I thought that it had quite a straight forward meaning, discrimination is treating Read more…

The Crazy World

by Arush Kallivalappil. Often when I sit idly, I ponder on situations where I get stuck. One of the most recollected thoughts in my mind is: What is the difference between right and wrong? The world we live in is a place where there are many things happening at once. Read more…

Nature Poem

by Aditya Nitin Desai. I Love Nature I love Nature With so much creatures With animals all around With the worms in the ground The grass so green The humans are so mean Don’t harm nature Don’t kill animals Stop those mean People!

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