This is fundamental and has been said by many other far more erudite writers and philosophers, but worth repeating all the same. It’s good to reassess basics once in a while. I’ve always felt that when we have emotions, especially strong ones, it narrows focus to a single point and totally occupies our senses, like … More Perspective vs Emotion
The world is a violent, painful place, void of morals or values, it makes me feel hollow and alone, microscopic and meaningless; I want no part of it. The cosmos is a violent, painful place, void of morals or values, it makes me feel hollow and alone, microscopic and meaningless; I’m glad to be a … More The world and the cosmos
Wonderful little talk about all that is invisible – which, it turns out, is almost everything.
One cannot simply become disciplined, or calm, or happy. All of these things, if as true states of mind, are not forced, but encouraged, and reflected upon at a later time. Such forms of mind are brought about by precise and tiny augmentations of our own natures and character, through habit and training. One does … More Force of Will