Religion for the Nonreligious – Wait But Why Step 3 is also the answer to anyone who accuses atheists of being amoral or cynical or nihilistic, or wonders how atheists find any meaning in life without the hope and incentive of an afterlife. That’s a Step 1 way to view an atheist, where life on […]
Happiness Is Not Enough Life is not about controlling our emotions. That’s impossible. Emotions come and they go whether we want them to or not. Life is about channeling emotions. And each emotion is almost its own skill. Like learning to fight with nunchucks and sweet ass bo staffs and samurai swords are different skill […]
The surprising benefits of anxiety And she inadvertently echoes Kierkegaard, noting that anxiety used to be a motivator to change one’s path in life, rather than an emotional experience to be eradicated. “I don’t know why anxiety is not more appreciated as an emotional state,” she says. “We seem to have culturally developed a fear […]
A Brief History of Romantic Love and Why It Kind of Sucks The painful truth about love is that the real work of a relationship begins after the curtain closes and the credits roll. The real work of a relationship is all the boring, dreary, unsexy things that nobody else sees or appreciates. Like most […]
What’s the Problem with Feminism? Thus, today feminism has a measurement problem. It’s easy to measure whether boys and girls are receiving the same funding in schools. It’s easy to see whether a man and woman are being paid appropriately for the same work. You just pull out your calculator and go to work. Sehr […]
The Responsibility/Fault Fallacy – Mark Manson A lot of people hesitate to take responsibility for their problems because they believe that to be responsible for your problems is to also be at fault for your problems. Anhand eines schönen Beispiels wird hier sehr schön erklärt, was der Unterschied zwischen “ursächlich/Schuld” und “verantwortlich” sein ist.
just 2 things to consider Mal wieder so ein Artikel, bei dem der Inhalt toll ist, aber er ein wenig anstrengend geschrieben ist. Runtergedampft sagt er: It’s the little things [in life] Don’t make life plans. Cultivate opportunities. Einfach ganz lesen 😉
Trump mit 3 Filmen erklärt Ein wirklich ausgesprochen gut geschriebenes Essay darüber, dass sich Lebensrealitäten einfach unterscheiden können. Wirklich wahnsinnig und lesenswert! (Es hat nur bedingt mit Trump zu tun) It feels good to dismiss people, to mock them, to write them off as deplorables. But you might as well take time to try to […]