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Why Voltaire Said: You Must Cultivate Your Own Garden

What did Voltaire mean with his gardening advice? That we must keep a good distance between ourselves and the world, because taking too close an…

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Posted in Philosophy Psychiatry

What motivates us most in life is fear of death

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/word-less/202009/covid-19-and-the-denial-death According to Becker in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The Denial of Death” (1973), the knowledge that we as individuals are fated to die is a uniquely…

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Lao Tzu: LIFE CHANGING Quotes (Taoism)

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Posted in Philosophy Politics

Respond slowly, be authentic

http://bit.ly/2qhu0Pb Basically, everyone knows what society expects of them. When you respond quickly, you default to doing what other people expect of you. When you…

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Procrastination: Why It’s So Hard To Break The Habit

Harmon and Cullinan: I feel that same sense of relief every time a social engagement gets cancelled. Apparently, I am as addicted to cancelling plans as…

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