A Meditaton on Culture

Every culture inherits a world view and set of assumptions about reality; it’s often difficult to question these assumptions because the culture reflects them to you through most mediums of expression, such as art, philosophy, and everyday discourse.   But worldviews evolve and change. It would be folly to think that the Modern West has […]

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Drive, by Daniel Pink

In Daniel Pink’s 2009 book Drive, the question of what exactly motivates us to work our best, to care about a project beyond our material enrichment, and to unlock our creative potential is explored in the same way that Pink explores any topic: brilliantly. In Drive, Pink sets out to burst our common sense illusions […]

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On Finding A Purpose

“To live without purpose,” wrote Nathaniel Branden, “is to live at the mercy of chance–the chance event, the chance phone call, the chance encounter–because we have no standard by which to judge what is or is not worth doing. Outside forces bounce us along, like a cork floating on the water, with no initiative of […]

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