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

Powerless Politicians

Question: How did politicians become so powerful? Answer: I don’t think they are so powerful at all. I consider them puppets instead. They are blindly led by their own egotistic, self-serving, self-justifying ambitions, while they are also hapless servants of powerful lobby, interest groups that operate behind the scenes. But even those “hidden” powers, interest … More Powerless Politicians