“Chaos gives birth to order. Order gives birth to chaos. Combination of the best from both worlds is the answer?”
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“Comfort kills.”
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“You are a perfect manifestation of the Devil. My god, you are so fucking beautiful.”
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“Amor fati”
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“Why is suffering bad? There is no answer to that. It just is. To be even more precise - this question is invalid. Good and bad are invalid words. Why people have convictions about it is explained in The Innateness of Morality. Feelings come first. They rule. Stories emerge as desperate tries to justify it. The realization of the inability to answer the most profound whys for the things we take for granted shall destroy the ego and set the individual free.”
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“Life is such a great immersive movie that made us believe that we can influence it.”
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“Girls and philosophy. That is the meaning of life.”
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“Cut everything that keeps you from embarking on the journey that your soul calls for.”
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The main objective of drives such as sex, sugar, love and the like is instant gratification. These are the parts of The ID.

Super-ego consists of the ideals of the society an individual was raised in. The ideals manifest in the form of religions, role models, popular sayings and stories. It is a higher level of abstraction. Beneath there is software which runs on the utilitarian tit-for-that strategy which continuously makes power in a society more and more decentralized.

The Ego is the mediator between those two. Both parts need to be equally satisfied. Not taking care of one leads to imbalance that manifests itself through feelings such as anxiety and general sense of despair. The Ego is hurt when it is reminded it is unable to satisfy its own two children, or at least one of them. The voice of reason is part of the Ego. The Devil as well.

The strategy for life albeit difficult to implement effectively is obvious. Undertake the journey of physical, intellectual and moral improvement which satisfies the Super-ego. The child cannot run the house, but if it is unhappy, the whole house will be burning. Therefore, the life without sex, love and sugar will never be full.
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Prague. The city of expats. People from far away. Having left their homes, families. They are desperately lonely. How could they not be? There is no one here for them.

There is something in us that viscerally requires others. Different types of love need to be satisfied: parental, romantic, social. Sure they are more.

Many people, especially intellectually inclined, tell themselves a lie, a false justification, for their misery. They will say it is because of the intellectual unfulfillment that they struggle. However, after many observed cases, the same strong correlation becomes conspicuous: the absence of love, the type of love, the quality of love - that is what mostly determines the levels of well-being for majority of people.

The ability to admit that one is lonely and desperately needs others correlates with a more mature and stronger ego.

There are many treasures to discover in the very painful solitude. Namely, the appreciation of others, the appreciation of love, the appreciation of moments, and the realization of mandatory self-improvement. You see time and time again a person after encountering a prolonged period of despair caused by unrequited love commences on new journeys: exercise, new hobbies, intellectual endeavors.

Therefore, one thing is clear: solitude albeit painful, can cause great self-actualization. If the path of self-actualization is not undertaken, self-destruction is inevitable.

How to inspire people to undertake the path of self-improvement? The answer to this has been known by psychologists for quite a while now. One must be made to do something. Anything. Some sort of a step of improvement needs to be taken, regardless of its size. It might start just by commitment of never leaving dirty dishes overnight. The compounding effect of perpetual self-improvement can bring previously unimagined fruits. Unfortunately, it is difficult to comprehend it, especially when one is in great anguish.

Hope is in the change. Love is in the self-actualization. Love without it is impossible. Maslow's pyramid is in the wrong order.

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