How would you illustrate what it means to do a good thing gladly and with pleasure, as distinguished from doing the same thing with reluctance, pain, and a sense of loss?
Obviously technical skills are important in life. But it's other qualities that make you a good person, a good human being. Someone, in other words, who leads a good life. Does the question seem random? In fact, it's intrinsically connected with the pursuit of humane and skillful wisdom. I'll follow up on this question in... Continue Reading →
Provided by Cleveland Philosophic Advisor As this is my first guest post for Pointless Overthinking, it seemed appropriate to talk about philosophy as a way of living. It’s such an interesting idea, and although it differs from how one (usually) hears philosophy discussed today, I’ve noticed the idea (1) in the ancient period of Western... Continue Reading →
Come one, come all! Come see the spectacle that is K, the Forgotten! A sad girl who you won't feel for as she slips from my/our minds. When one forgets, does that allow to begin anew? Perhaps when one forgets themselves... Does forgetting create an absence of the mind, or is it data overwritten? I'm... Continue Reading →
By Troy Headrick I struggled coming up with a title for this one. I almost called it “My Love/Hate Relationship with My Smartphone.” Okay, so I own a Samsung Galaxy Note5. I know. I know. It’s certainly not the latest and coolest model. But then again, I’m not necessarily the coolest guy either. Almost nothing... Continue Reading →
14 August, 2018. I am a lot of things. Mostly contradictory and complex. It is both a delight and a curse to be me. How I feel about existence really depends on a lot of things that are all temporary and transient. I have a lot of ideas and I struggle to pin down anything […]... Continue Reading →