The Only Obstacle

Question: When thinking of way to improve your life. What are some obstacles that you have faced? Answer: It is my own pride, it is my own egotistic, self-justifying, subjective viewpoint of the world that stops me. This locks me into my own selfish, introverted bubble, unable to “soar” beyond my sphere of interest. Thus … More The Only Obstacle

Nationalism, Separatism, Supremacy

Question: How do you differentiate between nationalism, separatism, and supremacy? Answer: We are all born with an inherently proud, individualistic, self-centered, self-justifying and distrusting nature. We all have a strong sense of individual and national (tribal) identity. This tribal identity is interesting as it can group us together alongside such “artificial” constructs as sports teams … More Nationalism, Separatism, Supremacy

The Covenant Of Marriage As A Tool Against Egoism

Question: Is marriage necessary in life? Why or why not? Answer: Yes, it is necessary. We can define marriage as a committed, “life long” partnership of two otherwise egotistic, individualistic people. Without such a mutually committed relationship we can never learn how to make true compromises and rise above our self-serving, self-justifying instincts. Without such … More The Covenant Of Marriage As A Tool Against Egoism

Reasonable Risk Taking

Question: What risk should I take every day? Answer: Take the risk of giving up your own personal opinions, thoughts and desires and accept the opinions, thoughts and desires of a unique, purposeful mutually supportive and mutually complementing environment you built for yourself. Especially in our modern, fully integrated and interdependent world the “collective mind”, … More Reasonable Risk Taking