Inspired by the ideas of Garrett Thomson I argue that our modern day understanding of purposeful/instrumental actions as being "meaningful" is misguided and only ends with us in crisis. Instead, I opt for the view of Moritz Schlick who suggests that the meaning of life is to be found in "play".
One of the most alarming aspects of this Covid-19 pandemic has been how it has stretched, crippled and overwhelmed the health services of even the most developed nations. We're not talking about poor "third world" nations that barely have a health service (to the extent they do its only available to the rich). We're talking … Continue reading Sacrifice by health workers amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Being stuck in the house has given me time to work on an online course I've been putting off, read books/watch shows I've always wanted to read/watch, take up new hobbies, and generally improved my mood. In a way, this whole pandemic has sort of taught me that I "thrive" in isolation in terms of … Continue reading I’m thriving in terms of Productivity during Quarantine
I've gotten this reply a few times and it flabbergasts me everytime. Right now, I'm in my mid 20s working since last 4 years and building a foundation for my life. So by my logic, waiting until I'm 30-32 will not only give me more time to build myself, but it gives me time to … Continue reading Be Responsible not Selfish
I'm currently working 40 hrs a week at a job that I mostly like, and do intend to stay with. I've only worked at this company for 4 years though. I do believe in their mission and stuff.Now that Corona virus has ravages major cities' medical systems, I have a moral question - Covid seems … Continue reading Moral dilemma amidst COVID19
Many years ago smart people realized not everyone in society is a fully evolved human. Many are sub human animals. These animal's behavior is so often a problem to humanity that the humans made rules in an effort to exclude them from civilization. These rules are called laws. For example, real humans don't rape and … Continue reading Some Humans are not Evolved Completely
Being outside of school means you are free from a lot of the weird drama that comes with doing everything in a closed system with roughly the same people. There is still drama, but you can almost always escape it because your life is divided now. You don't live with all your friends and work … Continue reading Advice for Students stepping into the Real World
I've been thinking lately - this decade I graduated from both high school and college, got married. This decade has brought a lot of change, and I'm excited for what's to come next.I want to make the 2020s a "Decade of Fulfillment". Too many people, myself included, have just held on to jobs or ways … Continue reading Here’s to Year 2020 – "The decade of Acomplishment"
First and foremost, Treat yourself with the same respect that you show to other people. It is important to respect and care for yourself despite all the ups and downs in life. Start thinking in long-term (say, five years), medium-term (say, a month to six months) and short-term strategies (say, one day to a week).You can … Continue reading How to become a better version of yourself ?
I thought I was doing the right thing trying to be the bigger person and do whatever it took to make our relationship work, apologizing time and time again no matter who was in the wrong. But it takes two to make a relationship. One person should not be expected to change their entire way … Continue reading Rant #2 – Stop being an Asshole