> The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are
cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” – Bertrand Russell
Thinking is wonderful when it’s not ruining your life. Wondering, pondering, and
reflecting are necessary and important. But overthinkers know how often thoughts
can lead to self-destruction.
I always valued the saying,
We are experiencing a loneliness epidemic
in the western world.
Modern life creates barriers to connecting with others that did not exist in the
Social anxiety is an illusion fueled by false beliefs and low self-esteem.
Bad experiences, rotten relationships, and weird upbringings make people believe
that communication is dangerous and that rejection will shatter their souls
What are you really doing when you're apologizing?
“Feeling regret or penitence” is one definition
Terence McKenna [https://psychedelicreview.com/person/terence-mckenna/] did a
lot of drugs.
That’s an understatement. Timothy Leary, the figurehead of the 60s LSD
counterculture, called him the “Timothy Leary of the 90s.