How Social Media Endangers Knowledge
„It is a development that further proves the words of French philosopher Guy Debord, who wrote that, if pre-capitalism was about ‘being’, and capitalism about ‘having’, in late-capitalism what matters is only ‘appearing’—appearing rich, happy, thoughtful, cool and cosmopolitan. It’s hard to open Instagram without being struck by the accuracy of his diagnosis.“
The Buddhists say “no self, no problem” because “identity is just a convention that humans came up with so we can talk about it. The whole idea is a fiction.”
Out of nothing I made my first veggie „meat ball“. Mix 1 carrot, cucumber, aubergine, tomato, 3 eggs. Salt and pepper as you wish. When mixed put in breadcrumbs (Paniermehl) and fry suavesito on the pan. Cutting the veggies was the most time-consuming part.
The issue I’m having with being employed is that someone tells you what is supposed to happen at which time.
Meaning: When there is a holiday in your country or city (i.e. not a work day), like it is tomorrow (31 October 2017) why can’t you just show up because you want to work on that particular thing? So, the lack of ownership and full responsibility for a thing is one of my main concerns with being employed.
Stoicism? „The principle that emotional and physical self-control leads to inner peace and strength, allowing one to live a happier life.“
I’m a twice-daily reader of „The Daily Stoic“ (the same page every morning + evening) and I can’t recommend it enough.
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