Beware unearned acquisition

Beware unprepared exposure When struggling to make ends meet for even the seemingly ‘basic’ things of life, we can develop a greater appreciation for what little excess we have. When there's ample excess, or the less we consider a particular resource to be 'required', the less we also consider it a waste to spend on... Continue Reading →

Misleading wow-factor

Don't confuse wow factor with edification. Because edification usually involves ‘internal’ experiences as opposed to external ones, we come to associate that which ‘moves us’ internally, as edifying. If something is emotionally powerful, we can easily identify a change or a ‘capture’ of our internal attention. We might consider it edifying because it’s not an... Continue Reading →

Deceitfully appears superior

Gratification does initially burn brighter Gratification is a willingness to burn more than surplus alone, for the purpose of short-term gain. He who edifies however, will not waste more than their excess because they understand and appreciate that they have stakeholders who rely on their base ability to continue functioning as expected, and therefore they... Continue Reading →

Conscience discord desensitisation

You might think it a pointless argument trying to convince somebody that 'blinding yourself makes you blind', but the way we live our lives often suggests our need to be reminded. Every time we suppress our conscience, ignore our values or live in discord with what we know to be right, we reinforce a desensitisation... Continue Reading →

Unlimited blindness

Gratification produces dysfunction & indifference, prioritises short-term perspectives, is selfishly self-destructive, is the fear-based choice, but what I want to highlight here, is how dangerously blinding it is. The reality that there's countless opportunities to gratify ourselves on a daily basis accompanied with the fact that we gratify by default, makes the dangers of gratification and... Continue Reading →

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