Category: Philosophy

The study of the nature, causes, or principles of reality, knowledge, or values, based on logical reasoning.

The Way of The Sword: Part I

This story is titled part one because The Way of the Sword is something not readily apparent and required my meditation for some time. But perhaps I have scratched the surface now for some scraps to mull over today. I know a little bit…

Two Questions To End Old Habits and Re-Organize Your Life

There is little use in structuring your life on definitive statements. “I’m going to lose weight this year.” “I’m going to save more money.” “I wont relapse again.” We command ourselves as if we know and have full control of our behavior. We feel…

Is There More To Life? (Than Just Food and Sex)

“Is there more to life?” Is exactly what I asked myself, turning away from a very physically beautiful woman walking by me down the street. What prompted this question was simply the sheer distraction I suffered from observing her, as my hormones locked in…

Minimalism and The Pareto Principle: Physical and Mental Mobility

Minimalism and the 80/20 rule have a lot in common. It can be said that a minimalist reducing their possessions to the bare essentials is finding the 20% of their belongings that encompass 80% of their daily life activity.

You Are What You Produce And Consume: Not A Product Of Your Environment

I can recall a lecture from Sadhguru where a student had asked for advice on maintaining his spiritual practice while back home with his distracting family members. Sadhguru answered, in short, that your spirituality should never be so fragile. “It is the power of…

The Nature of Reality and the Meaning of Life

In other posts I have explained that often times we take actions based on our genes and biology (food and sex) and rationalize them later as if they were our own decisions. It’s possible that we do the very same with the concept of…

30 Days of No-Fap – Road to Self-Mastery

This isn’t my first time around the block. Before now, the longest streak I’ve ever had was 163 days. But even though I’m less than a 1/5th of my highest streak, hitting this milestone seems different this time. It’s as if the efforts of…