People know there is existence and reality about philosophy. Many have come across it once and again in studies and research. Talk of Socrates and the likes, and you are talking of the source and heart of philosophy. But many do not actually understand what philosophy actually is.
Philosophy is not a picking and choosing what body of thought one would like to call one's own or would like to believe in; a choice based upon personal preferences or feelings. Philosophy is a pursuit. One can choose to be philosophical. One can choose to be a philosopher. One can NOT choose a Philosophy. Full Post