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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Making Sense Of Things When Nothing Makes Sense — The Simplicity Principle

The modern world can make you feel like the captain of a ship lost in a haze of thick fog and misery. But where...

On Happiness, And Why We’re Poorly Equipped For The Modern Day

Ancient Wisdom is Being Lost in our Incessant Thirst for Information, and Replaced by an 'Illusion of Understanding' When it comes to the subject of...

A Few Words On Consequential Thinking

The more we dither and no extraordinary disaster follows, the more dithering seems just fine. Hence: - Our ignorance about our carbon footprint and environmental...

It’s Time To Drop The Idea Of Empathy

Empathy is considered one of the highest virtues, but its time is up; we must replace it with Rationality. Empathy, for all its commendation, is...

Most Behaviour In life Is Just Basic Human Nature

Look properly, and you’ll see that most things people do can be explained by ordinary human nature, not extraordinary human nature. For example: Kicking a...

7 Thought-Provoking Quotes on Meaning

The problem of meaning (or purpose) has existed, seemingly, since the beginning of human history. The philosophers have philosophised about it since 1000BC, possibly...

How Do You Have A Difficult Conversation?

Put It The In The Clouds: Depersonalising Arguments To Make Difficult Conversations Easier You know the situation: You and your friend are tiptoeing around, or...

7 Movies That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Catch Me If You Can An exciting, inspiring, thought-provoking watch, Catch Me If You Can is the story of Frank Abagnale -- one of the...

The Problem With Preparation: The Myth Of Readiness

Is there such thing as being ready, in life? You can spend time getting ready, and preparing, and formulating, and devising, and planning, and thinking,...

The Child-Mind VS The Adult-Mind: Managing Perpetual Curiosity

Dealing with conflicting (or too many) interests, iron-prescriptions and the importance of prioritisation If you’re interested in all things, and have a perpetual curiosity about the universe,...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: The Penultimate Poem And The Perfect World

The following poem is from the ancient book known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching”), written by the mysterious figure Lao Tzu, over 2500...

The 1 Game Warren Buffett Says Will Change Your Life

A Wake-up Call From The World's Second Richest Human Recently I was watching a speech from Warren Buffett and in it he shared a fascinating little exercise, that, when...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: How to be a follower of Tao

The following poem is from the ancient book known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching”), written by the mysterious figure Lao Tzu, over 2500...

Your new years resolutions are fast becoming dreams – Why?

For many, the start of the year marks the beginning of a new lifestyle, a new attitude and a new approach—well, that’s the intention anyway. Of course,...

A Blank Sheet Of Paper…

How to see emptiness as opportunity...

What Can We All Learn From Surgeons ?

The life of a surgeon is an intriguing one...

A Beautiful Way To Think About Learning

Learning is everything. It is what excels us as humans. It is what drives us to do more. It is what enables us to...

Be an active learner

I always emphasize the incredible effects of having a passion for learning. The said truth is, most people are not learners. Either they are...