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A failure or failing is a stigma before great success, a ‘heroic obstacle bravely overcome’ afterwards

(Why do many lifestyle shows in the style of Oprah mostly interview people after they have overcome an obstacle, solved a problem, or survived an ordeal, and not during it?)

 
 

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Some men will not sleep* with a prostitute mostly because it allows them to maintain a feeling of moral superiority over those who have.

(I have never slept with a prostitute. So there.)

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* Or pick any ‘bad’ thing e.g. cheat romantically, cheat on taxes, lie, gossip etc.

 

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Two types of people:

1 People who like people who like them back

2 Those who don’t give a damn

 
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Posted by on February 22, 2012 in Self, Social connection

 

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Follow your bliss. Even if you’re crap at it.

Link to Joseph Campbell Foundation 

Joseph Campbell Videos

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2012 in Meaning, Observation, Spirituality

 

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He who believes what he can’t see, often can’t see what he doesn’t believe.

 

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Wherever you go there you are.* Unfortunately.

* Origin of quote unknown. Title of book by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Quote

 

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If you can’t be happy, create some drama e.g. start a fight

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Food for thought

 

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Its not so important how many ‘experiences’ of different types you have had (sexual, travel, drug, spiritual, meetings with remarkable people etc.), so long as you aren’t counting notches on your belt.

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Narcissism, Self

 

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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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Boredom is just another word for ‘too much reality’

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Definition

 

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