Get frustrated because you can’t wait for a few seconds? You’re practicing something that makes you feel frustrated. 95% percent of practice is subconscious.
Happiness is not a goal but an activity. Immanuel Kant said: Morality is not the teaching of how to be happy but how to behave in a way worthy of happiness.
Philosophy is something you practice. Since we quickly get used to ordinary things, then how do we open our minds to the unknown? To ask. Ask yourself.
Thaumazein (to feel wondrous) is key. New inspiration requires surprise. It takes a moment to jump out of the circuitry of the expected. Open up your heart.
Based on empathy, Adam Smith theorized the foundation of the modern economics. How do we use the energy of the mind? The human mind is also an economy.
Peter Godfrey-Smith says.Octopuses know humans really well. The world is a continuum of self and others. We all live together in the connection of mind.
Empathy is the connection between ourselves and others. Naturally, we are all connected by air. But we live while making “distinctions” between the connections.
Pascal says it only takes a drop of water to crush a reed. Man is noble because he knows his own weakness. The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
The human body comprises 60 trillion cells and 100 trillion microorganisms in the gut alone. Trust your gut. The “gut self” knows what the mind does not.
Learning is not about acquiring skills. It’s to feel a broader world where you and the other life (or object) interact. Cultivate your mind. Nurture your heart.