I’ve been thinking about confidence lately. And how the ladies like or are more turned on by a confident man. But if self doubt is necessary for the striving for Truth and living of our individual truth then self-confidence, especially too much of it, is the opposite of truth seeking and can be considered a […]Read more "On Confidence, in Regards to Dating Women"
I think everyone should ask themselves this… If we, as everyone tends to assume, are changeable; then what would have to be the core of our Being? Let’s say the core of our being was decided. That we “knew” who we were….would we then be able to change? If a tree were to become hard […]Read more "Dislike, Tao, Perfection/Truth, Being, Limitation/Division, The Open, Play/Rule, Love"
Decline of the critical spirit, weakening of judgment, perversion of the function of science, all point to a serious cultural disorder. To think, however, that in locating these symptoms one is attacking the evil at its roots, is to make a grave mistake. For already we hear the swelling chorus of objections from the self-styled […]Read more "Disavowal of the Intellectual Principle by Johan Huizinga"
And now we come to the real distinguishing feature which essentially separates barbarism from culture; the only reason it cannot serve us as a guiding rod or for the determination of the beginning is that the documentary evidence is inadequate. It is the question: Where does mere living in the present, such as the savage […]Read more "Barbarism and Culture: Distinguishing the Two"
“There is truth, my boy. But the doctrine you desire, absolute, perfect dogma that alone provides wisdom, does not exist. Nor should you long for a perfect doctrine, my friend. Rather, you should long for the perfection of yourself. The deity is within you, not in ideas and books. Truth is lived, not taught.” ― […]Read more "Towards Transformation: Considering Our Condition"
If there is some end of the things we do, which we desire for its own sake, clearly this must be the good. Will not knowledge of it, then, have a great influence on life? Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what we […]Read more "To Become Aware of the Whole of our Actions"
But the earliest dawn is still prior to the birth of light out of the darkness, and a wealth of symbols surrounds it. The form of representation peculiar to the unconscious is not that of the conscious mind. It neither attempts nor is able to seize hold of and define its object in a series […]Read more "The Earliest Dawn: The Virtue of the Unconscious Mind"