Dying Daily #327: Selfish People

In talking about other people, we would be crazy not to acknowledge that some of them are selfish. Most people. All of us to some extent. Selfish people are super easy to trust. They will always do what is best for themselves. If they have some degree of self-awareness, they may employ some sort of mental gymnastics to convince themselves …

Dying Daily #326: Ideas and People

Continuing from yesterday. We cannot engage the world without ideas about it, but these ideas often cause us a degree of suffering because they distort pure experience with notions of what we want and don’t want and place expectations on things. This is particularly true with other people. Yesterday we used a red light as an example, a simple timed …

Dying Daily #325: No Ideas

“How do you deal with the world without ideas?” I get this question, in one form or another, pretty often. It’s valid. I don’t know that there is a way to deal with the world without our ideas about it. They are the medium we interact with reality through. There are holy people around the world and throughout history who …