The spiral of silence is a natural result of residing in an echo chamber.
Finding our Ikigai is to find the overlapping points between four quadrants of life.
If we fail to define ‘enough,’ our ambitions will scale along with our achievements.
This microscopic analysis is a perspective problem; we’re obsessing over the granular details when we should be looking at the overall trend.
We lie to ourselves all the time. We judge ourselves based on our intentions, yet we judge others based on their actions.
True wisdom endures because the fundamentals are timeless.
We base goals on our current desires, but why should our past constrain our future?
“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances,
Because it is impossible to separate ourselves from the unconscious behavior we have adopted, the advice to “just be yourself” is misleading.