This course is an introduction to some of the main problems of philosophy–the existence of God, the nature of the mind, human freedom, the limits of knowledge and truth about ethics. There will be an examination of social and political thought using contemporary methods. Topics such as philosophy’s big questions, Feng Shui, the meaning of life, God, intuition, energy, meditation, karma, reincarnation, political hypocrisy and the elusiveness of happiness will be examined.