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Sentimentality Haiku

Il Mafioso
Exits opera, dries his tears
Back to business

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Poem, Self-deception

 

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‘Being Clever’ as a description vs. an ‘identity’. Fight Club scene

If you invest your ‘identity’ in ‘being clever’ (or stake your self-esteem on ‘being clever’), you feel good when you appear clever, but bad when you fail to appear clever. On the other hand, if you don’t identify with ‘being clever’ – it doesn’t matter so much what happens.

(about 50 seconds in)

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Ego, Ego-threat, Self, Self-esteem

 

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He who never admits to being wrong, never becomes aware of his need to be right. No self-awareness without vulnerability.

 

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I think the most effective form of escapism for me is reflecting about escapism

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

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Its not so important whether you perform or are authentic, as long as when you perform, you perform authentically.

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Self, Self-deception

 

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Better to have high self-esteem than low self-esteem but best of all is to have no self to esteem?

 

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Its not so important whether your expression is original or clichéd, as long as when you are original, its not out of fear of cliché.

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Self-deception

 

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‎… An ordinary life has become synonymous with a meaningless life …

 

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