"Rise, O man..."
"Feeling bad for one's self is not an answer to any problem...I've seen more than one man mentally undone by self-hatred following porn use. This can be worse than the act itself."
"...to combat the equally repetitious and uncontrollable din of negativity, felt mostly in my solar plexus."
Those who give up the maintenance of their lives? It goes badly for them, and quickly.
"Imagine that you're naive. When you're naive you're someone who thinks you trust people, because you think everyone has good motivations...Here's the developmental pathway: first you're naive and you trust everyone, and then someone cuts you off at the knees or multiple people do. Or maybe you cut yourself off at the knees because maybe … Continue reading Cynicism and the Art of Transcendence