Philosophy

How to just do it

This is a post that has definitely motivated me many times and I feel like I have to share it with everyone. I want to make sure that there is a copy alive of this somewhere else on the net. Here is the link to the post though. How to just do it “Just do it.” Three simple words that are simply powerful. Nike made this phrase famous, but it’s not just a marketing gimmick. All you need is to...

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Buddhism Plain and Simple

While there are things that I didn’t like about the book, there were a bunch of good things I liked about the book. The book might have been a simplification of Buddhist teachings, but it didn’t seem simplified enough to me, but the thing is, it probably was. In the end though, the principle of becoming more aware and present which isn’t a principle at all is something that we...

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Stumbling on Happiness

I logged into the MDPLS (Miami-Dade Public Library System) website to check to see which books I had were nearly due, and I realized that I only have a few days to write a review on this book, so I decided what better time than now to write it. Stumbling On Happiness, written by renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert, is an interesting read that gets into the mind of the people we are to...

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Escape from Evil

Escape From Evil was written by Ernest Becker, the Pulitzer prize winning author of “The Denial of Death,” and is seemingly an interesting book. I haven’t really read much of the book, but was compelled by it to write a review. I’m not going to read it since I don’t have much time to read books that won’t have a direct impact on me. This book can have a direct...

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Embracing Death

I was taking a power-nap and was lucid dreaming. It was a very interesting dream. Instead of me talking about the dream, I will pose a scenario for you. Envision (feel it) yourself as an observer of your own dead self. Look at the past and look at the events that has passed in your life. Are you dissatisfied with your inaction towards what you really want to do in your life? You probably are. I...

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