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 →

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Excess evidence

I may address this in more detail further along (under "expenditure represents value"), but it's important to also appreciate what your excess says about you. I give it as my opinion that how you spend your excess says more about your values/priorities than how you spend your function's resources. Whatever you categorise as 'function' by... Continue Reading →

Gratification’s indifference

Now picture Y overlapping X. Let's say the resources required to maintain X fall within X (function) and everything else is excess. Financially, as an example, you may only require 85% of your income to maintain your lifestyle/sanity/capabilities etc. This is your function. Whatever you have access to that is over this amount is your... Continue Reading →

Gratification’s dysfunction

Imagine a metaphorical circle around your person that is indicative of the extent of your present capabilities. Your influence, reach, talents, resources, the lot. It's summerised as X and symbolically represented as the green circle below. When you edify your hunger, X increases, when you gratify your hunger, X decreases. Picture another, larger circle, next to... Continue Reading →

In the bloginning…

They say starting is always the hardest part, which resonates with me... but technically speaking I'm anywhere between 2 to 30 years+ in the making of this and still struggling. I started 'Edifying Success' for a number of reasons but one of the most important ones is to help people see more clearly. As lame... Continue Reading →

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