A woman who raises her hands in front of the sea amidst the sunset.

Dissecting Motivation

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“Don’t worry about motivation. Motivation is fickle. It comes and goes. It is unreliable – and when you are counting on motivation to get your goals accomplished, you will likely fall short.” Jocko Willink Index ) Introduction ) The lie of motivation ) Enslaved by motivation ) The forceless approach ) Coping with motivation ) Two ways of motivation ) …

The Importance of Responsibility

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“It’s in responsibility that most people find the meaning that sustains them through life. It’s not in happiness. It’s not in impulsive pleasure.” Jordan Peterson Index ) Introduction ) Attention depletion ) A trail of consequences ) Living out a lie ) Hemispheres and onlookers ) Important connections ) Conclusion Introduction An increasing amount of people seem to be lost. …

On genuine Friendship

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“True friendship can afford knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” Henry David Thoreau Index ) Introduction ) False premises ) Phony communication ) Continuously reforged ) Actions count ) Dark corners ) Conclusion Introduction Humans are de facto social creatures. We cannot exist alone, for we are highly dependant on society as a whole, so as to …

The Metaphysics of Time

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“Glance into the world just as though time were gone: and everything crooked will become straight to you.” Friedrich Nietzsche Index ) Introduction ) Caged birds ) Stuck on repeat ) The ultimate reality ) Systematic reconciliation ) Conclusion Introduction I can’t quite put my finger on it, yet it seems alluring beyond belief. This strange phenomenon called time. Its …