Weekend musings. A profound and entertaining speech by the late Alan Watts on human nature & consciousness. Continue reading You’re. It.
Author: Revels In Pakistan, one’s life revolves around what is socially acceptable or unacceptable. Growing up, a person is expected to agree to whatever he is being told, to comply with whatever decisions are made for him, to silently nod at what the ‘elders’ of the family think is right. Before I start, I’d like to make clear that though the situation is improving somewhat, we … Continue reading Battle of the Ages: Stuck in Reverse
20th Century philosopher Alan Watts famous for combining eastern & western philosophies discusses reality, risk & the search for divine Continue reading The Dream of Life
Author Tim Sandors debunks the three most important and common myths about being a creative genius, arguing that if you are following these myths you are setting yourself up for for failure. these include: 1. The myth of the lone wolf inventor 2. The myth of the “eureka” moment 3. The myth of the expert This is a thought provoking analysis on ways to maximise … Continue reading 3 Myths Holding Back Your Genius
Epicureanism is said to be a philosophy of pleasure seeking. Not in a capitalist sense of “treating oneself” by purchasing instant high in disregard of long term low, Be it through Sugar, alcohol or drugs. Climax is said to be an unsustainable and long term potentially destructive means of pleasure seeking. Real happiness is a state of being in which free expression, feelings of achievement … Continue reading The Difference Between Gratification & Happiness: We’ve Known Since 341 BC