My mother and father were always pushing me away from secondhand answers-even the answers they themselves believed. I don’t know that I have ever found any satisfactory answers of my own. But every time I ask it, the question is refined. That is the best of what the old heads meant when they spoke of being “politically conscious
Translating from #cat is easy – you just ignore everything, then you decide what you want it to have said, thought, or wanted.
A truly successful life is one filled with friends so it helps if people like being around you. If you suspect they don’t, have a think about how strongly you exhibit ‘likeable’ qualities such as listening well, being trustworthy, kind, generous, compassionate, fun, positive and unselfish. The good news is that you can learn such qualities even if they don’t come naturally to you.
Words rich in meaning can be cheap in sound effects.
Does a being who requires meaning find meaning in a universe that has no meaning?
Jackson,” he mused. “Not a name either one of you was born to.”
Lizzie answered, “No. But beyond a certain point, names become accessories. We swap them out as needed, for the sake of peace. You understand?”
“I understand. Though I disagree. Names aren’t hats to change a look, or a suit to be swapped at a whim. Words mean things.”
“Then we must agree to disagree.
At its best, this is my calling. At its worst, it is a mad compulsion that I just can’t shake.
The existentialist, on the contrary, finds it extremely embarrassing that God does not exist, for there disappears with Him all possibility of finding values in an intelligible heaven. There can no longer be any good a priori, since there is no infinite and perfect consciousness to think it. It is nowhere written that “the good
In old days, instead of asking a teacher, people looked at the dictionary to know the complete definition of teacher. Now Google becomes our teacher and to know about Google, people Google it.
We are living in a very complex society. It puts me in a complex frame of thinking.