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Two Cons: "Institutional Education" and "Meaningful Work"

You fell into the trap: you got an institutional education.  You funded that education with loans. Those loans, you still believe, will have to be repaid. 492 more words

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Where the Left and the Right Went Wrong

The point of being on this planet is to figure out why we’re on this planet. The point needs to be made because human beings seem to do most everything they can to avoid this existential question, the only one that  166 more words

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Intellectual Estrangement (2011-15): A Mystery

If there is one thing that all conversation partners and philosophical friends have in common, one thing that can be gleaned from the winter of 2011 to the present, it is the theme of  545 more words

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What is Philosophical Inquiry For? A Reconsideration

I have been a philosophical guide for about five years. I believe that a philosophical guide inquires with another human being about his life.

The question soon and often emerges: what is philosophical inquiring… 983 more words

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Money Rules For Simple Living: A Very Brief Guide

Money Cares

You are someone for whom scarcity has loomed large. You may have accrued some debt over the years, some of it on your credit card, the rest used to pay for your college education. 349 more words

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Contest 2: Charging. Toughness Training

I believe enduring something that threatens your life or what you care about is easier to do than charging into dangerous territory. This is why the first contest–the easiest–associated with learning toughness would withstanding. 357 more words

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A Defense of Boasting

We now have a very low estimation of boasters. They are loud-mouthed, arrogant, sometimes self-deceiving, and, while boasting especially, very inconsiderate of others. Such a level of self-importance disgusts us, the non-boasters. 546 more words

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