“They will tell you you’re useless, if they can’t use you.” Marty Rubin Society as one knows it has become more reliant on being productive in every waking moment of a person’s life. People in many countries literally work themselves to death for entities that could replace them once they’ve outlived their usefulness to theContinue reading “The Art of the Useless: Lightening your Workload in Life”
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Feelings Over Facts: The Weaponization of Empathy/Emotion
“Writing is weaponized empathy. It’s putting yourself in someone else’s head. It’s finding what’s in them that relates to you.”
5 Books Written For Men Every Woman Should Read
5 Books Written For Men Every Woman Should Read.
Ethics vs Laws: Doing the Right Thing in Times of Wrong
What happens when the law conflicts with your morals?
Natural Hierarchy: The Common Ground of Authority in Principles
“The natural law is the origin and principle of all virtues and their acts, therefore we must first speak about natural law.” -William of Auxerre
Perfect Blue: A Metaphor for Individuality
This anime explores the idea of finding one’s true self in a world that demands conformity to their ideals.
The Samurai Code: Utilizing Bushido Philosophy in Everyday Life
Samurai. They are considered among the most feared warriors of all time. Their reputation in war and swordsmanship have been the subject of numerous discussions in history. What made the samurai different from other medieval swordsmen wasn’t solely their prowess in fighting, but also their strict code of honor. That code among the samurai isContinue reading “The Samurai Code: Utilizing Bushido Philosophy in Everyday Life”
The Blind Leading the Blind: Navigating a World Without Leadership
“Procrastination is a lazy man’s apology” Chinua Achebe Are there any solutions to today’s problems? Has man finally reached a point where there is no wisdom to be shared? Is there nothing that can be passed down from father to son or mother to daughter? In a society where it seems that anything goes, oneContinue reading “The Blind Leading the Blind: Navigating a World Without Leadership”
Return to Tradition: The Broken Promises of Modernity
In a modern world of lies, one will cling to the traditions of old to find their answers.
Kindness Despite Disagreement
“Begin the morning by saying to yourself, I shall meet with the busybody, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil. … I can neither be injured by any of them, for no one can fix on me what is ugly, nor can I be angry with my kinsman, nor hate him.” -Marcus Aurelius