The Fault in Our Modern Happiness

No one ever did anything big by reading small. ― WSJ We’ve been lied to. We’ve been told all the things we need to have to be happy. Beauty. Fame. Money. Things. Our voice is lost to popular opinions. Our souls carry the burden of wrong values, careers, and relationships. We weren’t born red but we’ll … Continue reading The Fault in Our Modern Happiness

When Should You Give Up?

When things go wrong, don't go with them. ― Elvis Presley How many times have you thought of quitting in the middle of something? If success comes with more haters, is it really worth it? How do you know if what you’re doing is valid? How do you know when to give up? If you … Continue reading When Should You Give Up?

Why We Want Our Friends to Fail

They want to see you do good but never better than them. That does sound so horrible, does it not? Sometimes, we listen to these thoughts ―these inner demons that dig for the ugly parts of us. The parts we are so ashamed of. The parts that should not be there. The parts which we … Continue reading Why We Want Our Friends to Fail

Why Bad Things are Bad

It's the way you live your life that matters. ― Cassandra Clare How can one tell if something is right or wrong? Did somebody just invent all the rules and regulations? If so, how do we know if that is still right? According to Kant, there is only one basic right which is freedom [1]. … Continue reading Why Bad Things are Bad

Don’t Lose Who You Are

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. ―Maya Angelou The world keeps screaming at people to improve. Our nature demands us to compare. Our pain demands to be felt. Don’t you ever get tired trying to fill that void in your chest? How can you ever be yourself when the world wants you … Continue reading Don’t Lose Who You Are

Would You Kill Someone?

If it's natural to kill, how come men have to be trained to learn how? ―Baez Fun. Happiness. Enjoyment. Amusement. Pleasure. Excitement. Entertainment. The ultimate point of human satisfaction is almost always not free. Some people will never find meaning in life. Some will trade their souls in order to fit in. A lot of … Continue reading Would You Kill Someone?

Judgement is Just Lazy Thinking

Judge me and I will understand how you view yourself. ―Molody Lee Human language can be a tricky thing. Imagine calling a “tree” a “leg” or calling your “shoes” your “head”. Everything seems to be already named by someone and all you have to think about is its name. It would be very strange for … Continue reading Judgement is Just Lazy Thinking