Ethics vs Consciousness (IM 717)

Ethics is a moral principle that governs a person’s behavior while consciousness is the state of being awake and aware of present moment (internal and external). This is how Wikipedia defines ethics and consciousness. But the truth is it’s hard to define both ethics and consciousness and this struggle will remain for some time. The…

“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…

Value learning over everything (IM 708)

The simple law of human psychology is that our thoughts will revolve around what we value the most. If it’s a money then we tend to choose a place that offers the big paycheck. Inevitably, in such places, we focus on proving ourselves to other people, which creates a lot of pressure. In such places,…