Love And Cultivate Yourself Before Anything Else

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“Remembering I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already dead. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”  – …

How to think for yourself, and why Socrates is still relevant

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Socrates “has done human nature a great kindness, in showing it how much it can do for itself. We are all of us richer than we think we are; but we are taught to borrow and beg…” – Michel de Montaigne Why Socrates is still relevant Socrates was the first philosopher to bring philosophy from the realms of the elite …

fear, desire, and hope

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I’m curious to know where I am going next.  Several timely quotes have presented themselves to me at a time when I am feeling transient.  The first is from Steve Jobs: “Remembering I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.  Remembering that you are going to die …