The philosophy of Snufkin [pt.6] – Is the only person –and the only moment– that exists this one right now? There’s no past you, no past you, no future you, but only this one right now?

Tomorrow and yesterday were at a distance. – Snufkin There’s a theory that the only real you that exists is the one you are now. And the only moment that exists is this one right now. And that’s one’s now gone (ie. doesn’t exist anymore). You don’t live in the …

The Stoicism(?) of Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll – Did the Seattle coach just undermine his own belief in his players (and/or in himself)? [+ The -for reals- Stoicism of: LA Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers]

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll is one of the most recognisable Stoics in the world (at least in the world of sports). And today, the Seattle Seahawks needed to win to make the NFL playoffs. But not only that, they needed another result to go their way, in a game that …

NEWS ALERT: IT’S OFFICIAL!! – Peace confirmed in Middle East after Pope Francis ‘calls’ for it. Moments later, Jews, Muslims, Christians, Sunnis, Shiites across region living in perfect harmony, singing, dancing, marrying each other.

On Christmas Day, Pope Francis made the customary annual address from the Vatican. In it, he said ‘the winds of war’ are blowing stronger than ever and he called for an end to the fighting and for a two-state solution in Israel to bring peace to the region (War, being …

Instead of saying ‘I can’t…’, how about asking yourself: ‘Why can’t I?’ and ‘How can I?’

There is no such thing as “Can’t” (other than ‘I can’t live without water/oxygen etc.’, and those laws of physics which are limiting, e.g. I can’t fly to South East Asia from Australia just by flapping my arms’)*. But for everything else, there’s no can’t, only ‘Don’t’. If you find …

Dust. Wind. Dude. – The Philosoph(izing) of: Bill S. Preston esquire and Ted Theodore Logan [pt.3]

Throughout the ages, wisdom hasn’t changed. We were the exact same species one hundred, five hundred, two thousand and 5 thousand years ago. We still all live and we die (for now). Whether our inability to process and accept wisdom is the reason for the wisdom never evolving is another …

Napoleon actually was a short dead dude (The philosophy of: Bill S. Preston Esquire pt.2)

You are not you. If it weren’t all the people you’ve met or had experiences with, whether in person or even in narrative or documentaries, you wouldn’t be the same you. And where you are born and the situation you’re born into to is something you have absolutely no control …

There’s ONE way that time travel is possible. And it’s happening every moment, so go with it – The philosophy of: Billy the Kid (in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure)

So time travel (backwards) is a toughie… and one of the reasons is this… But you are always time travelling. Into the future. Just now, your past 3 seconds ago is gone. Forever. And ditto your past 3 seconds ago now. So you’ve got two options: 1) You can pine for …