Long, well researched articles primarily focused on philosophy, psychology and self improvement. Irregularly updated.
“For what can be more noble than to slay oneself? Not literally. Not with a blade in the guts. But to extinguish the selfish self within, that part which looks only to its own preservation, to save its own skin.”
— Gates of Fire, Steven Pressfield
I want to see education take a turn for the better in my lifetime. I have a dream that my children, when they are born, will be exposed to a schooling system that will help them learn how to think and look for things on their own.
How many times have you had a conversation with a friend or acquaintance about something arguably mundane, but still felt understood? How many times did you feel like you got to see something more in the person than just what they said?
That’s what service—and our whole lives—is about. It’s about connecting.