‘I met someone else, you should do it yourself’ – How to get over someone & The Philosophy of: Spiritualized’s A Perfect Miracle (The beautifully tragic absurdity of true love songs)

This is part two of a Deep Dive into true love songs. Those songs that aren’t just made of the fairy floss euphoria one person can make us feel, but also the absurd sadness that the absence of them, or the absence of something within us, can make us feel. …

A Deep Dive into: Love [pt.8] – Is true love about admiration (of a friend)? + The [super fucking cool] Philosophy of: ‘Being just good friends’

This is a deep dive into the one word that may be more confused or have a greater subjective meaning than any other in the English language: Love. What does it really mean? —— Isn’t it terrible, Eryximachus,” he says, “that the poets have composed hymns and poems to other gods, but …

Whenever you feel flat or not like yourself, what do you do to bring yourself back? – The Philosophy of: Jason Mraz (and the joys of the small pleasures)

Listening to songs that you did at happy times might bring you back to it. Looking at old photos of times where you most felt the way you love to might as well. Or maybe even writing or drawing or just doing the stuff you did when you most felt happiest. …

Could death possibly be a boat? – On the absurdity of: Death and the absurd but brilliant philosophy of: Rosencrantz & Guildernstern [pt.4]

This is part 4 in a series on the absurd but brilliant philosophy of Rosencrantz and Guildernstern in Rosencrantz & Guildernstern are Dead. Here’s the rest, and why those guys are diamonds.    We know nothing about death. And cannot. But oh, but actually, there is one thing we know about …

The past can be an indicator of the present (and future) but your expectations of what’s going to happen (in the future) are entirely within your control (though they have little, or no, outcome on what actually happens.) – The (absurd but brilliant) Philosophy of: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern [pt.3] – The coin toss

Get a coin. Flip it. What was it? Head or tails? Okay, now do it again. And again. Now, those previous flips have an effect don’t they. They affect what you expect will happen, based on probability, but have absolutely zero effect on what actually happens. Because: #1: Probability’s a factor …

Do you ever think of yourself of not having been born? Of course not, right? Because how could you imagine yourself as not been born? You wouldn’t know you hadn’t been born. It’s absurd to think about. Which is also why I don’t think about it. – Inspired by the absurd but brilliant philosophy (and wisdom) of: Rosencrantz and Guildernstern [pt.2]

This is part 2 of the absurdist but brilliant philosophy of Rosencrantz and Guildernstern… here’s part 1. All the medical progress that’s been made over the years is good, right? And all the scientific and engineering progress too, right? And the fact that your parents had you is also good, …

Do you ever think of yourself as dead, lying in a box? Would you rather be dead lying in a box, or alive and in a box? Well, for one, if you choose dead in a box, you won’t even know what you’ve chosen, since you’re dead. Oh, and is life in a box better than no life at all? – The Philosophy of: Rosencrantz & Guilderstern (On the Absurdity of: Death, and our futile attempt to understand it)

We don’t understand death. It confuses the shit out of us. And by the very definition of life, in which it can not co-exist with the state of being dead, we never will. No one will ever tell you anything about death. If someone comes up to you and tries …

‘For some idiotic reason, your most horrific experiences are the stories you most love to tell’ – The Philosophy of Xavier in The Spanish Apartment.

Think back to the things that happened to you that seemed disastrous at the time, but now you look back at and laugh at. Outside of the comfort zone is where the most interesting things happen. And the more harrowing the experience, the fonder you may become of the memory. …

Is a life where you’re totally present in the moment a meaningless one?/The difficulty of living in the present & The Philosophy of: Frida Kahlo [pt.4]

In your life, do you constantly vacillate between thinking about the past, the future, all the while trying to enjoy the moment? Well is it possible that a life aimed to live entirely in each moment as it comes a pointless one? Even when we are present in the moment, …