Human Choice

“I would stand and look out over the roofs of Paris and think, ‘Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence that you know.’ So finally I would write one true sentence, and then go on from there. It was … [Read more…]

System Corruption

Scientifically I believe individuals are products of their environment. I think evil people are caused by evil environments. Regarding capitalism and private property rights, I understand that they can have a tendency to concentrate wealth. My main problem with a system of government is that it institutionalizes violence. I think every system of government tried … [Read more…]

On not In

Make time to work on yourself, not just in yourself. You gain leverage when you view yourself neutrally. When you are dispassionate and able to not take self-criticism personally, you can grow more effectively. When you work on yourself, you aren’t held back by ideas of being consistent with history. You can evolve by shedding … [Read more…]

Good People

I don’t see people as good or evil, I see products of environments. Some environments are better than others, these produce better people. A war cannot produce wealth, it merely diverts it toward unsustainable ends. But human minds aren’t unsustainable, they have unlimited capacity to learn. They should be embraced with positive thoughtful environments. But … [Read more…]