NIETZSCHE: Living in Solitude and Dealing with Society | Eternalised

Nietzsche recommends to spend some of our time in complete solitude. To reflect upon the inner voice that conditions our life which is the product of the common conscience of society. Solitude is but a temporary matter. He also recommends to spend time with people who possess virtues of the love of life, these “higher… Continue lendo NIETZSCHE: Living in Solitude and Dealing with Society | Eternalised

“How to stop looking for other people’s approval?” – Thich Nhat HANH

Thich Nhat Hanh answers questions during a retreat at Deer Park Monastery, California (October, 2013). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqmY3bnyOXM Question: I always feel like I am not good enough. How do I become more stable so I do not need to seek affirmation outside of myself?

“Follow No One, Trust Yourself” – NIETZSCHE

Freedom in Thought @ YouTube. In this video, I talk about Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, not following anyone, and trusting yourself. In a letter to his sister, Nietzsche wrote, “if you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire.” When… Continue lendo “Follow No One, Trust Yourself” – NIETZSCHE

“The Loner’s Path: Philosophy for Non-Conformists” | Einzelgänger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rycIyC_lc-U The path of nonconformity is alluring to those who don’t seek to follow the herd known as a society. Instead, they want to make unique individual choices in life, disregarding other people’s opinions and defying society’s norms. And in doing so, they follow their inner compass, their own definitions of right and wrong, and… Continue lendo “The Loner’s Path: Philosophy for Non-Conformists” | Einzelgänger

“Ne te quaesiveris extra: Bloom, Cioran e a autodependência” – Rodrigo Menezes

Apenas dura aquilo que foi concebido na solidão, diante de Deus, quer sejamos crentes quer não.CIORAN, Do inconveniente de ter nascido, p. 54. Crer em Deus nos dispensa de crer em qualquer outra coisa – o que é uma vantagem inestimável. Sempre invejei os que creem nele, ainda que crer-se Deus me pareça mais fácil do… Continue lendo “Ne te quaesiveris extra: Bloom, Cioran e a autodependência” – Rodrigo Menezes

“Self-Reliance or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b04zs6QHuWM I am to invite men drenched in Time to recover themselves and come out of time, and taste their native immortal air.– RALPH WALDO EMERSON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLPazL-wcwM&t=4s If you seek yourself outside yourself, then you will encounter disaster, whether erotic or ideological. That must be why Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his  central  essay,  “Self-Reliance”  (1840),… Continue lendo “Self-Reliance or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

“Self-Reliance, or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

Even the most spiritual of autobiographies is necessarily a song of the self. At sixty-five, I find myself uncertain just when my self was born. I cannot locate it in my earliest memories of childhood, and yet I recall its presence in certain memories of reading, particularly of the poets William Blake and Hart Crane,… Continue lendo “Self-Reliance, or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

“The Nihilist as a Not-Man. An Analysis of Psychological Inhumanity” – Ştefan BOLEA

Philobiblon - Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Humanities, vol. 1, no. 1, January 2015 [PDF] This paper is a result of a doctoral research made possible by the financial support of the Sectoral Operational Programme for Human Resources Development 2007–2013, cofinanced by the European Social Fund, under the project POSDRU/159/1.5/S/132400 - ―Young successful researchers… Continue lendo “The Nihilist as a Not-Man. An Analysis of Psychological Inhumanity” – Ştefan BOLEA

“Autodependência ou simples gnosticismo” (Harold Bloom)

1. Quero convidar homens encharcados de Tempo a recuperar-se e sair do Tempo, e provar seu imortal ar nativo. - EMERSON Se nos buscamos fora de nós mesmos, encontraremos a catástrofe, erótica ou ideológica. Deve ser por isso que Ralph Waldo Emerson, em seu fundamental ensaio "Self-reliance" [Autodependência] (1840), observou que "viajar é o paraíso… Continue lendo “Autodependência ou simples gnosticismo” (Harold Bloom)