Is everything that’s subjective, everything that varies across humanity, just bullshit? And is everything that is objectively true all that matters? [On Eudaimonia)

How are you? Are you alive? And do you have enough food to survive in the near future, enough warmth, water and shelter (and an ability to rest)? Then you’re good. Happiness (at least in its contemporary context) is not important. What’s Eudaimonia? The ancient Greeks valued ‘eudaimonia, which was …

This could be how to test if you’re doing something that’s truly best for YOU. 30 years ago, would so many people have sent trash cans to Jadaveon Clowney? [+ The Philosophy of: Mr Bean pt.2 – YOU are all you need to have a fucking great time]

How many things do people do just to share online, impress people they know/sort of know/don’t know/hate, or to get likes, views, retweets etc.? A whole bunch of Jacksonville Jaguars fans bought and sent trash cans to the Houston Texans’ Jadaveon Clowney after he called their quarterback Blake Bortles exactly …

Everything in billions of years of evolution, and everyone and everything you care about is the size of that (sort of) dot on my hand. You’re welcome.

Step 1 – Get a pen: Step 2 – Make a dot: Step 3 – Use your eyeball sockets and specifically your eyeball balls to look at the dot: That’s the size of Earth when you look at it from 900 miles away.  Everything ever than anyone ever did, or …

Emotions are a choice

Once dismiss the view you take, and you are out of danger. Who, then, is hindering such a dismissal?   – Marcus Aurelius, from Meditations 12:25 What if instead of saying ‘I’m happy’ or ‘I feel like shit’, before the emotion, you put: ‘I choose’? So for example, instead of those you’d …