Friedrich Nietzsche On The Secret Ingredient For Happiness

The idea that happiness-maximization is the criterion one should use in deciding what to do and how to act has probably been the most popular ethical view throughout history. In opposition, Nietzsche insists that happiness should not be your goal. For example, in his magnum opus — Thus Spoke Zarathustra — his protagonist declares: “Do I strive after happiness?… Read More Friedrich Nietzsche On The Secret Ingredient For Happiness

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Via BrainPickings Newsletter: Theodore Roosevelt on the Cowardice of Cynicism and the Courage to Create Rather Than Criticize

I like this newsletter.  How many of us have met people who take refuge, subterfuge (deceit) of projecting they know everything as Omniscients and Demi-Gods! And their masks of Omnipotence wear out thin as the exposure hurts like Exfoliation of the soft skin exposed to the Tropical Sun. It burns like hell. “There is nothing… Read More Via BrainPickings Newsletter: Theodore Roosevelt on the Cowardice of Cynicism and the Courage to Create Rather Than Criticize

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I’m Right – You’re so Wrong – Nihilist Perspective today

William Shakespeare eloquently summarized the existential nihilist’s perspective when, in this famous passage near the end of Macbeth, he has Macbeth pour out his disgust for life: Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more; it is… Read More I’m Right – You’re so Wrong – Nihilist Perspective today

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