Why do those concerned primarily with material things spend so much time and effort on thoughts and understandings? Why do those who seem most concerned about having the right state of mind or ethical philosophy get so involved and invested in material things? People to me have always seemed backwards. They often say and do … Continue reading Humanity #5: Moral Counter-Balances
Life is like a flame that burns on a wick. If it burns too strongly, it could destroy itself in a flash, but if it doesn't burn strongly enough, only the faintest puff of breath is needed to blow it out completely.
There are so many attitudes and frames of thought nowadays that are focused on constant improvement, growth, or evolution. The idea is that things as they are now are suitable for this stage of existence, but it would be objectively better, and much more enjoyable, if we managed to improve things even just a bit … Continue reading Humanity #4: The Desire for Improvement and Self-Control
Most of this is just going to be questions that I've been rolling through recently, followed by some meditated responses to the question. Also, my previously titled "Personal Journal" series shall be henceforth known as "Contemplations". Also also, I really enjoyed using "henceforth" there, felt kinda fancy for a moment 🙂 1. Is this the … Continue reading Contemplations 09/01; Truth Seeking
"Yes, it got him executed, but Socrates would've suffered more had he not died following his passion"
"A good service provider, no matter the service, ought to prioritize the optimization of the service over any other interest for the benefit of the service itself and the provider-consumer relationship."
"The significance of morality as an ethical guide is that it offers stability and fulfillment in a deterministic world that does not protect anyone from meaninglessness or nihilism by providing stability for the ever-fluctuating will of consciousness"
"When our mind collects sensory information from our interaction with reality and displays an imagined, hallucinated physical world for our conscious mind to interpret, it is just like a computer..."