It is a grave fact that few realize, when they are in a group of people; among that group one person will be the next to die and one person will be the last to survive. In any setting you find yourself, this rule applies, though it is impossible to know who. The only time it is known for sure is when you are sitting alone.
Excuses like, “too much school”, too much work, too much risk, and too much to do, are all pitiful excuses when the other option is death. Even though Raymond’s life was never in danger, the life-threatening lie Tyler told him was to motivate him to change. Out of all the self-help books, podcasts, and seminars, I can’t think of any better motivation than what Raymond received. With all the time I have put into the previously mentioned sources of motivation I still feel as though I am falling short. What could result from experiencing this situation like Raymond?
A Writing Prompt from “The Philosopher’s Notebook” Anything is intelligible, however, as limited humans, we may not be capable of understanding it. Physical limits hold us back. The grip of time and space hold us back from exploring the universe. The way humans grow to understand something, we must be able to experience things withContinue reading “Is the Universe Intelligible?”
A Writing Prompt from “The Philosopher’s Notebook” Life does have meaning, however, that meaning is simply busy work. Yes, it doesn’t sound like anything special, yet when you think of how much life is in the world and how we treat the majority of it, the meaning is an honest assessment. However our DNA isContinue reading “Does life have meaning?”
How did I do? How do I look? What do you think? Can I get your honest opinion? Don’t hold anything back! Now, I don’t claim to be a person who gives it to you straight, who doesn’t care about your feelings, or who only cares about the way I see things. However, I doContinue reading “To be nice or honest?”
A lot of what I think about stays locked up inside my head. Keeps me wide awake some nights with plans and possibilities. Usually they have all faded by morning. I wonder if those who became successful, ignored the desire to sleep and acted on their ideas so they wouldn’t fade. Now maybe this will spark more action from the thoughts, maybe someone can relate, or maybe this will fade out in two weeks….