Contemplating the Modern Dilemmas ponders several notions, such as virtues, vices, success, and other intrinsic ideologies, from the eyes of a young citizen living in the increasingly global society of the twenty-first century. While such philosophies are as ancient as humankind, they all have been shaped and remolded by the facets of modern life. Thus, this book aims to reflect on ancient wisdom in the light of modernity as it explores the ideas of great individuals throughout human history. Whether it is our attitude toward virtue, our definition of vice, or our idea of success, they all are sections in the library of man that have accumulated a plethora of philosophies lining its grand aisles. This book offers a short yet exciting journey as it navigates through the corridors of this library and calls on its readers to partake in its humble expedition for the betterment of humanity.