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Voluntary Acceptance of Suffering

Voluntary Acceptance of Suffering

The problem with the pursuit of happiness is that it never ends. It's always a pursuit. Do you pursue long term happiness by sacrificing short term happiness or do you sacrifice long term happiness and live in the moment? A better philosophy for life is the voluntary acceptance of suffering. Inspired by Jordan B. Peterson's lectures, this longish document details what I find now to be the best philosophy for life.

What is A Story?

What is A Story?

What makes a story a story? Some writers think that whatever they think up of, is a story, and if the readers don't like it then they are just poopyheads! But maybe the readers don't connect to your story because it's not a story. Read on to find out how to make a story, a story.