This is the weekly email digest of the daily online journal Brain Pickings by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — Keith Haring on loving life in the face of death, Mary Oliver on what an owl taught her about happiness, the author of "The Little Prince" on love — you can catch up right here. … Continue reading brainpickings.org newsletter I like
If you can't find the path that leads to success simply create the path yourself. Either I will find a way, or I will make one. (Philip Sidney) Pain will only harm you if you let it. Nobody can hurt me without my permission. (Mahatma Gandhi)
If A Punishment Doesn't Reach, The Punishment Doesn't Teach. That's Trusting A Rumor. A New Night Is A New Day To Some. Making A Minute Last A Lifetime. Hands Of An Angel.
WORD OF THE DAY Trichromatic tri-kro-MAD-ik Part of speech: adjective Origin: Greek, early 17th century 1 Having or using three colors. 2 Having normal color vision, which is sensitive to all three primary colors. Examples of Trichromatic in a sentence "Have you noticed that most flags are trichromatic?" "My brother is colorblind, but I'm lucky to be trichromatic."
True wisdom starts with asking the right questions.A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. (Francis Bacon)==========Hope springs from the knowledge that there is light even in the darkest of shadows.Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. (Desmond Tutu)
Wood creaks close at handHeaven's gate cleansing the pastHearts run to the sky
1. Help someone carrying a lot of stuff.2. Hug someone you love and tell them you love them.3. Out of the blue send flowers to your friend.4. Pick up litter off the street/parks.5. Send a thank you/congratulatory note to a coworker/classmate, appreciating their efforts and the difference they make.
“To recognize the malice, cunning, and hypocrisy that power produces, and the peculiar ruthlessness often shown by people from ‘good families.’” Marcus AureliusA Stoic Response to Power
Remember: You Don’t Control What Happens, You Control How You Respond The single most important practice in Stoic philosophy is differentiating between what we can change and what we can’t. What we have influence over and what we do not. “The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that … Continue reading Remember: You Don’t Control What Happens, You Control How You Respond
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is an assistant professor of philosophy at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is the author of Articulating a Thought (2019). 3,300 words Edited by Sam DresserSYNDICATE THIS ESSAYTweet1,86410 Comments Aeon for Friends Find out more I caught this insight on the way and quickly seized the rather poor words that were closest to hand to pin it down … Continue reading What comes first: ideas or words? The paradox of articulation | Aeon Essays