Your Willingness to Transcend the Limits of Reality Will Dictate Your Ability to Do So

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲: < 1 minute Ideas cannot advance without transcending the limits of reality… It takes courage and bravery to dabble in what would be considered absurd or irrational by the majority of your peers… Without the willingness to endure this possibility of ridicule… The Pythagoreans might never have claimed that the Earth was round and, in fact, not the…

World’s Deadliest Plant Takes Out Most Controversial Man in All of Athens

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲: < 1 minute Before his death in 399 B.C. Socrates went around terrorizing all the so-called keepers of knowledge…The nobility, the educators, the politicians… With a line of clever questioning, known today, as the Socratic method. Which is basically the philosophical equivalent of a four year old asking “why” every time you propose a reasonably appropriate answer to…

The Need to Over-Explain Everything

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲: < 1 minute Some of the most stressful things in life are socially evaluative… And regardless of how it came about…If you’re like me and were ever diagnosed with ADHD…You were one of the “bad kids” in some way or another… You weren’t good enough…Weren’t trying hard enough…Always acting up around peers, or in class… And this is…

Holding Tension, Taking Aim

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲: < 1 minute The word intention derives its meaning from: That is, our effortful control of attention on a perceivable object. Much of our understanding of the world comes from our physical, bodily interactions with our environment. If you assume the position of drawing a bow and take aim… Your body automatically moves into a physiological state of…

Even After Burning Her to a Arisp, I Still Recommend It

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲: < 1 minute Contrary to popular belief… The Sun is not something to be feared and avoided like the plague. To elucidate our sometimes silly human efforts to control nature I’ve provided an example: While sunscreen can serve a very useful purpose (Just ask my ex who burned to a crisp after my unsolicited advice to avoid sunscreen…

Will it Be You?

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲: < 1 minute It’s been said that humans are the symbolic animal… And what sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom is that we seek to make meaning of the world around us. That’s pretty darn useful… A meaningful and connected life, in the grand scheme of things, is going to be tough to get…