Calvin and Hobbes — master piece by Bill Watterson:
My personal background
My personal background:
I forget exactly how I first stumbled upon Calvin and Hobbes. Maybe when I was a kid I saw it at the library, or maybe it was hanging around in a classroom in my childhood. Anyways, it was great, because as a kid (I think I was in the 4th grade or so), it created a profound impact on me. The fun and mischievousness of Calvin, but also it was my first spark towards philosophy — his philosophical musings with Hobbes.
Maybe then, Calvin and Hobbes [Bill Watterson] is responsible for my passion (now) for philosophy. Some lessons I’ve learned:
1. Life is about possibilities
A fresh clean start. A big white sheet of paper to draw on. A full day [and life] of possibilities. It is a magical world– let’s go exploring!
Isn’t this insanely motivational?
2. Change is invigorating!
If you don’t see a path, you can MAKE a path!
Change is invigorating! New challenges prevent us from atrophying.
3. Create long term memories
Better to form long-term memories.