The death of sanity

Anger is not merely a troublesome emotion; it is the death of sanity.

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What are you aiming at, son?

“You must have an aim, a serious aim,” said Gurdjieff. And of course that is true. Without an aim, we are loose cannons. We live eccentrically, inadvertently.

Man as giver

U.S. entrepreneur Chuck Feeney, 86, has spent the last several decades giving away billions of dollars. He has done this while doing his best to keep it a secret. In late 2016 he gave away his last seven million. He and wife Helga now live in a rented apartment.

Periodicity

There are periods when we feel connected and alive, and there are other periods when we feel alienated and spent. Nothing wrong with that. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.