Consciousness and uncertainty (IM 711)

Consciousness is being aware of present through which living occur.  It’s the primary purpose of living. More precisely, the primary purpose of living is to allow the consciousness to flow into what we do. Thinking about the past and making plans about the future isn’t consciousness and will not make us conscious. Being conscious means…

“On the shortness of life” (IM709)

It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. -Seneca Seneca on his moral essay, ” On the Shortness of Life“, explains that we all fear death, but life is long if you know how to use it. Seneca urges us to examine the problems that…