Category: Philosophy

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

12 Rules of Monk Mode #4: See With New Eyes

This is the fourth of a 12-part series remixing Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life, one chapter a week to coincide with the 12 weeks remaining for my one year celibacy vow. “When we are very young, we are neither individual nor informed. We have not had…

12 Rules for Monk Mode #2: Walk The Narrow Way

This is the second of a 12-part series remixing Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life, one chapter a week to coincide with the 12 weeks remaining for my one year celibacy vow. In the previous episode of this series, we detached from the pursuit of women…

The Virtue of Youth: Brahmacharya, and The “Jeff Goldblum” Method

The deeper I go into Monk Mode, the more I lose the fear I mentioned having in Finding The Wall. I was afraid when I first started Monk Mode. I was afraid that I would find toiling away in solitude more preferable to socializing…

Functional Nihilism and Creative Hedonism

If you’ve read an earlier article of mine, The Nature of Reality and The Meaning of Life, you would know my core philosophy lies in nihilism, but I suppose it’s a bit unfair to drop a black pill like that without at least explaining…

Dissolving The Ego: Ben Greenfield/Anti-Psychedelic Response

“Beware of unearned wisdom.” – Carl Jung Unearned wisdom is exactly what I consider any delusions of enlightenment from drug use to be. “Plant medicine” advocates such as Joe Rogan, Graham Hancock, and Ben Greenfield have gone so far to encourage even the harder…

How I Used Vegeta Going Super Saiyan For Life + Fitness Inspiration

Another Anime/Dragon Ball article?! I know, I know, but trust me, this one’s good. But first, some build-up: I’ve started the Athlean-X “22 Day” Ab Workout challenge: On Day 3 I found myself quite lethargic, as there was just no sense of urgency for…

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.