“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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5 Books Written For Men Every Woman Should Read
5 Books Written For Men Every Woman Should Read.
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
At Year’s End: Three Quotes to Help Accept the End
“You only grow by coming to the end of something and by beginning something else.”
Change is The Only Constant: 3 Quotes that Can Help You Accept Change in Life
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
The Greater Good: Universal Philosophical Values Both Past and Present
“Dig deep within yourself, for there is a fountain of goodness ever ready to flow if you will keep digging.”
Virtue vs. Vice: Then and Now
“Freedom is the name of virtue: Slavery, of vice…. None is a slave whose acts are free.”
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
Simplicity: Then and Now
Put others first.
“This Too Shall Pass!” Living With Impermanence Through Hard Times.
“Thus strong wind does not last all morning.
Sudden rain does not last all day.
Even Heaven and Earth cannot make it last” -Tao Te Ching Chapter 23