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Self-Knowledge

In Ancient Greece, when the philosopher Socrates was asked to sum up what all philosophical commandments could be reduced to, he replied: 'Know yourself'. Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who we are that we can make reliable decisions particularly around love and work. This book takes us on a journey into our deepest, mo...

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Self-Knowledge Reviews

  • Edir Garcia

    Interesting read, must come back to this and try the exercises, some seem useful.

  • Karolína

    Self-Knowledge, jak už název napovídá, v pár krátkých kapitolách radí, jak skrz sám sebe a své myšlenky poznat své podvědomí, vnitřní hlas, a nám neviditelné normy a pravidla, které je často skryté za našimi řečmi, touhami a frustrací. Na konci každé kapitoly je i "dotazník", díky němuž se člověk může dobrat odpovědí na otázky, které pak slouží k hlubšímu poznání.

    Ke knížce se určitě budu vracet, protože to, o čem píše je proces, ne jednorázová záležitost.

  • Octavian

    I liked these essays because they touch the most important topic for this period of my life - self knowledge.

    I especially enjoyed the chapter - honesty and denial. We lie to ourselves about a lots of various reasons and it is for each one of us to look deeply into our souls and minds, and to answer, at least briefly, who we really are.