Reposted from Reddit. A lot of these are more elaborate and well developed versions of common sense stuff people may already do, but having them listed out like this is still very valuable and helpful: Practical Stoicism Tools Stoicism philosophy is on the rise. I have been practising it for a couple of years now … More Stoicism techniques and tools – whine less, enjoy life more
This is an old, but very simple picture from 4chan that does a very good job on what modern day media is capable of and does do all the time:
I’m not nuts about the modern psychiatric industry at all. Below is a brief anecdotal experience I encountered. It describes my thoughts a hell lot better than I can articulate myself. Years ago my grandfather died, and the whole family gathered in the state where he lived to attend the funeral. My uncle, who lived … More The disturbed girl, the psychiatrist and the puppy dog
Human Resources. Ever stop and just ponder the meaning and implications of this phrase? Chances are if you’re a working adult you’ve bumped into this phrase plenty of times and have just accepted it without thinking much. The phrase itself implies that you’re just a thing. Not quite an individual anymore, but just a thing … More Human Resources
From the comic Perry Bible Fellowship.
To “make war for peace” or “fucking for chastity” sounds like oxymorons, don’t they? Sadly if you take the time to observe, they are exactly the sort of patterns that people engage in. There’s plenty of people who would like to be rich, yet spend freely without a budget. I’ve seen my share of women … More Make war for peace & make love for chastity – when intentions and actions fail to align
“Surely you know that if a man can’t be cured of churchgoing, the next best thing is to send him all over the neighborhood looking for the church that ‘suits’ him until he becomes a taster or connoisseur of churches.” – Screwtape from the Screwtape Letters The above quote is from the book The Screwtape … More Church Shopping and Grimoire Shopping – shared pitfalls between Christians and occultists
A conversation between socially awkward people from 4chan on the dreadfulness of working adult life: Anon 1: How come when we were kids they never told us how dreadful and miserable adult life was going to be? They had us believe it’s all sunshine and roses and every day is a new adventure and you’ll … More A conversation between autists on working life