Work first, passion second

“Passion is not something you follow. It’s something that will follow you as you put in the hard work to become valuable to the world.” Cal Newport Passion is something you discover after the work has been done.  You can’t possibly know what you’re passionate about without experimenting first.  You may have an idea about […]

Alan Watts: Your Life is Not a Journey With a Destination

Life is not a journey. A journey assumes an end point. A journey prepares for the future and precludes living and playing in the present. Life only looks linear because that’s the way it’s been set up. We go from elementary school, high school, college, and then go into the workforce where we get trapped […]

Corrupted by careerism

Everybody is saying the same thing about finding their passion. They’re just using different words to express it. “The best philosophers were not academics, but had another job, so their philosophy was not corrupted by careerism.” – Nassim Taleb “Be regular and orderly in your life like a Bourgeois so that you may be violent […]