You were born. Now you are alive. "Who are these people?", "Who am I?", "Where am I?" — these first unarticulated and disconnected from the human language ideas popped up in your head in a momentum after some dark figures separated you from your only safe haven — the mother's womb. You were mercilessly thown … Continue reading You were born: the human quandary of being alive.
Life on this exceptional planet Earth is definitely an unprecedented phenomenon. It all began with simplicity of its forms bordering on the quirkiness of the functionality of the entire apparatus and the eccentric exterior that the powers of life were able to design in combination with the harsh and unfavoranble enviroment. The first exemplars of … Continue reading Deranged clowns living in a circus called the Planet Earth.
Graceful gait, majestic posture, luscious hair, enchanting face, penetrating glance, ample bosom, wasp waist, lush posterior, slim legs — she has an everything-in-one-pack exterior, from which everyone either effortlessly melt in rapture or become extremely jealous of that benevolent gift of beauty she possesses; but some rarely are completely indifferent to its presence. Men voluptuously … Continue reading Deceptive corporeal beauty and profound futility of the human body.
Being alive is the most bizarre thing, especially being alive as a highly conscious being who perennially seeks justifications for its existence in various actions undertaken. We need purpose, we seek purpose in everything; but there is not a single trace of any global purpose or goal, or meaning in the vast ocean of the … Continue reading There is nothing to do here: the pointless and boredom of existence.
The entire survival of a human being is mostly dependent on the ability to communicate and adapt to other people, and mental well-being is partly subordinated to the interactions with other people and their feedback. Most people have an innate desire to feel loved, cherished, understood appreciated by a certain group, but, unfortunately, these needs … Continue reading The ego-driven background of human relationships: the gaudy wrapper of family, friendship, love.
Since we were born, we have been placed in unfavorable conditions and strict requirements imposed by the state of life. We are constantly at its precise and inexorable gunpoint that is aimed directly at us under the threat of imminent risk and great suffering that we must assiduously prevent every single moment of life. Indeed, … Continue reading At gunpoint by life.
Most desires and aspirations, which occupy one's mind, are appear to be of internal nature, not imposed by an outside enviroment, free and prudent decisions of an individual, which has complete control over his aims and wants, have equally significant value. Unquestiongly, there is a prevalent opinion that every desire, arising in an individual, is … Continue reading The desire not to desire: how our superfluous desires impel us to suffer.
Perhaps, many are aware that in society for the successful functioning an individual must conform to the norms, rules and laws, implicit regulations. It is necessary to do this, first of all, for what can be called quite a crude dysphemized word as "survival". It is the word that denotes the functional ability to adapt … Continue reading Society of the lies.
Perhaps, you have numerously come across the point of view that for general happiness, self-satisfaction, personal completeness, it is necessary to achieve some measure of success, some result in a particular activity. In this regard, there is a very common opinion that by a certain age every person should achieve some position in society, find … Continue reading The trend of pursuing Success in the modern world. The cult of Success and High-Productivity.
Many incorrectly display their life and reality as they are; they practice the embellished wishful thinking, ignoring the hard facts, but heavy and solid. This happens due to a very prevalent method, which we use almost all day, of avoiding reality. When I write this article, I also use this technique, divert the mind and … Continue reading We don’t like life, we like escape from it: escapism and reality.
There are 108 billion people have ever lived on this planet, 100 billion of them are already dead. There are 8 billion still alive and fighting for their lives in this relentless struggle called "life". Very few of them have ruminated about the events taking place. Many of them have lived in interminable hallucinations of … Continue reading 108 billion people have ever lived on this planet… most of them are dead.
The most common congitive delusion, naturally occurring in people's minds, is the inclination to adopt a more positive view towards the world/their lives, than it really is. The tendency to evaluate a life and happening event in it more positively, than the actual fact suggests is based on deep evolutional misconceptions, facilitating succesfull adaptation, survival … Continue reading The optimistic bias towards existence. Pollyannaism.
There is an opinion that each person has its own unique, unrepeatable path in life. But what is really "unique" and "unrepeatable" in the life of every person? Isn't this common thesis just blatantly wrong and misleading? In this article, I would like to analyze in the most general terms the life of a person … Continue reading Vicious cycle of human li(f)e. Birth-School-Work-Death.
Most people certainly believe that life presupposes a certain meaning. It is a very common opinion that everyone in life must necessarily have their own vocation, kind of activity, which thereby should become the meaning of a person's life. This question is especially often asked to young children in a more implicit form: "Who do … Continue reading What is the meaning of existence? Illusory meanings and goals.
It is not difficult to notice that we live in some kind of endless cycle of satisfying our own needs. One can agree with this thesis. Indeed, we need to fulfill our basic needs every day, such as brushing our teeth, going to the shower, eating food, cleaning the room, washing clothes, washing dishes. What … Continue reading The endless cycle of unsatisfied needs in life.
We have been taught since childhood how fun and wonderful it is to live and be alive. The corresponding indoctrination occurs through various methods of manipulating the consciousness of a small being: touching, beautiful plush toys, kind cartoons in which positive heroes always triumph over villains, children's songs about eternal love and strong friendship — … Continue reading Unnecessary and futile miseries and sufferings of life.
I'd like to start my own blog with a mini-prologue to give a potential viewer a hint on what subject I want to pour the immense streams of thought there. Writing and composing a text are the unfamiliar and fundamentally unusual process for me. Although the myriad unconnected pieces of thoughts have been passed through … Continue reading …And Time Begins.