If we encounter something you don’t know, our brain goes in either a fearful guessing mode or a mode of joyful curiosity. I think we can practice that.

Philosophy

“Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complimentary moist lemon-scented cleansing square or handy freshen-up wipette. Language is the breath of God, the dew on a fresh apple, it’s the soft rain of dust that falls into a shaft of morning sun when you pull from

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A country is a story to structure collective pride.

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If you see a concrete block of 1000 kg you don’t try to lift it up. It would be silly or even dangerous to try.

Who knows their mental equivalent of that 1000 kg concrete block?

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Talent

Your “talent” is not some magical force you can tap into, it has always been built up over time. You did that. Every talent you have, you have accumulated and that process started when you were conceived, in your mother’s womb. “I don’t have talent” is never an excuse. It is never too late to start building talent. Make the world your womb. Stay hard.

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“What is the purpose of life?”
“Mainly gloating over the misfortunes of others”
“And you say evil comes from religion, huh?”
“…And then there’s irony.”
Christopher Hitchens

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In the end, we are all big-brained monkeys with a limited capacity.

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