W03: Philosophy

W03: Developing a Personal Life Philosophy

Objectives

  • Understand the role of Philosophy in Life
  • Eliminate misconceptions related to catch phrases & one liners from famous people
  • Learn how to apply basic philosophical principles to your life choices & situations

Contents

Game Theory & Life

  • Life as an Experience, Journey & Game
    • Actors, Stages & Players
  • Types of Games
    • Single shot, finite & infinite
    • Winning game vs Losing game
    • Negative sun, Zero sum & Positive sum games
    • Best effort, Threshold based vs Elimination games
    • Rock, Paper & Scissors

Understanding Social Systems

  • Who runs the World?
  • Choices vs. Free Will
    • The Nature of Choice
  • Types of Social Interactions
    • Reciprocity in Social Interactions
  • Types of Social Systems
    • States/Outcomes, Policies & Processes

Journaling for self Awareness

  • Why most people do not journal
  • The Importance of Journaling
  • Journaling effectively for self awareness
    • How people typically journal
      • The Calendar journal
      • The thought dump
      • The Notes journal
      • The Bullet journal
  • The Self Awareness Journal
    • The three dimensions
  • Sharing your journal
    • The benefits
    • The Risks
    • How to share & receive feedback