Something more lighthearted, in light of the recent troubles in the cities:
An interesting and somewhat scary take on the ancient folktale of Narcissus and Echo. Found on 4chan:
The motivation for self improvement can come from the strangest places:
All you need to destroy a man: To live, not just to survive like a beast. one must always strive for something.
An interesting view point from the theologian, Fulton J. Sheen: To a great extent, the level of any civilization is the level of it’s womanhood. When a man loves a woman, he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, … More For a man to be worthy of a woman
An anon on 4chan talks about the importance of self discipline, and how it relates to success and happiness. A must read: If somebody had told me what I’m about to tell you when I was a teenager, my life could have gone down a completely different path. Recently I received a message where I … More Discipline Yourself, For Discipline is the Root to Success and Happiness
One anon’s tale of a stranger he befriended in the computer game Team Fortress 2:
Can you image being this cat? Being inside your whole life, looking at the outside world through at best a window, and one day being able to actually go out? What a look on his face.
The expression on the cheetah’s face is priceless.