An anon on 4chan muses over the nature of self love and acceptance: You ever hear the phrase “learn to love yourself before you love others”? It’s pretty popular. Every time I hear it I get a headache. Then I get mad because it sounds like manufactured Hallmark bullshit. Like, this person spouting such trite … More To Love Yourself Before Others
An anon talks about the role of excitement in modern civilization in response to a different anon’s complaint about their life: Fucking pathetic. You don’t need to be some Uber-chad with thousands of friends, millions of dollars, a house in the Bahamas and a date with another girl every night to enjoy life. Modern civilization … More On Excitement and Life
Sad story on how one anon started lifting. For him, it was a life or death crisis that he will always regret.
An angry anon makes a good point on the nature of heroes, and what one should do when faced with their imperfections (or downright moral failures): Fucking this. You can’t trust others to be your heroes. It’s important to remember that you never truly know your heroes. Heroes are just people. People change. People are … More You can’t trust others to be your heroes
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:
A horrible trap many people fall in. At the coming of a new year, it’s a good time to see if you might be stuck in the same rut:
All you need to destroy a man: To live, not just to survive like a beast. one must always strive for something.
What was found on the wall of a prison inmate serving life sentence, who eventually killed himself; quite sad. Everybody needs somebody.
I came across a conversation on 4chan from an anon who claimed that he cured his own depression through a special technique. Below are the relevant parts of said conversation: My lifelong depression was cured about 6 months ago via inner spiritual work and dedication. AMA if you want but you probably won’t believe me. … More Surrendering Negativity