Some personal philosophical musings and favorite quotes:
“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.”
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“Ask not what you can do for your country, but what your country can do for you” – KFJ
You must first master the rules in order to break them
“Nobody cares”.. . – so you know what every person in the world cares about, huh? Stunning.
My mom always noticed the stars at night. She’d just say “look at the stars, they’re beautiful tonight”. Never stopped looking at the stars since.
“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -Abraham Lincoln
“You will find rest from vain fancies if you perform every act as if it were your last” – Marcus Aurelius
The most compelling way to control the masses is to convince them that their God wants them to do it…
I have never seen an Objectivist say anything about what Ayn Rand was wrong about. A sure sign of a cult.
There’s a bunch of archaic lunatic savages out there lurking behind the facade of modern fashion & technology.
Nothing ventured, nothing risked, nothing gained.
You don’t need to travel to be an explorer. The best exploration comes from exploring new perspectives, thoughts. Go beyond your experience
Contrarians, by nature, do what we do to get rid of the onslaughts, which create nothing but madness, we push things to a fine balance.
Evolution beat us to it:
Religion is comforting for the weak, the poor, the scared, the hopeless. Instead be strong, work hard, accept your death and be confident
Those who speak their mind on issues, rather than propagate meaningless trivialities are on a path of learning & put their ego on the line.
Beware anyone who claims they have the truth
Disaster breeds new opportunity, advances not previously possible, rebirth… Even if we cannot see it from a selfish.. Or selfless vantage
I’m on a never ending journey to discover my own cognitive biases
I have always learned best on my own terms, by teaching myself. There is no paid education superior to the innate thirst for knowledge.
Depression is a time for introspection and reflection, a time for growth and insight.
There’s no reason to believe anything. Either know it, know you don’t know it, or hope for it, but never believe something is true if you don’t know.