I’ve been thinking a lot about learning and how to find my way in life. The two things seem inextricably linked. Our learning systems set us on course to find a field of study, so we can get a paper with calligraphy and a nice golden seal emblazoned on it, so we can trade our time for money, so we can have foodstuff in the pantry. 2,222 more words
My father often says that Donald Trump creates his own reality. While he means that Trump is mass-delusion peddler, but I think that Trump’s ability to manufacture and market his own reality symbolizes what makes the capitalist system alive. 1,359 more words
Comparison is the death of joy.
A lot has been said about the potential for suffering when comparing yourself to your friends on Facebook—they seem to be happy, successful, living perfect lives, making you feel pathetic as you muddle through in your usual imperfect way. 671 more words