Steve Jobs is one of my biggest inspirations. Same with Kanye. Why? Because they truly thought different.

But how do I think different and why? This is the topic of this essay.

I am a good bullshit detector?

Part of me … I am highly suspicious. Of everyone. Including myself. Certainly of society. This makes me a good specimen to challenge orthodox thought.

Going opposite as more fun

I am a 32-year old 2 year old. Honestly, I just have fun challenging orthodox thought, even if I’m wrong. To be a devil’s advocate takes more skill, more cleverness, and is less moral. To me this is far more interesting and fun.

I am trying to un-learn my shame

Society enslaves you via shame. Shame is truly a weapon which weakens you. I do not desire to conduct shame on anyone. It is the most dangerous, pernicious and unethical thing (in my opinion). Especially to children.

Do we *really* want unorthodox thinkers in society?

I think not. We just say that from a capitalist consumerist perspective, but ultimately the ‘sheeple’ mentality is best:

Shut up, don’t be different in your actions and thinking. You are permitted to be different in your clothing (what you buy and wear), in your car, etc … but your character and personality … you must be the same.

Free thinkers are dangerous

Let us consider– a free thinker is dangerous. Dangerous to society and the collective. They are unpredictable and cannot be controlled, like wild beasts. But that is also what makes them so interesting and fascinating. We tend to hate free thinkers (Trump, Kanye, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, etc). We only like free thinkers when they somehow benefit us. But if they think different in a way that upsets our own personal vanity, we hate them.

Why I delight in free-thinking

I actually care for society. I love people. I love humanity. For myself, it gives me great distress when I see others enslaved by the pernicious snares of society. This is the root of my interest in sociology, philosophy, and entrepreneurship.

I have fewer morals and ethics than others

Or my morals and ethics are self-made. I don’t believe in any universal ‘fact’ in morality (Kant). I believe all ethics are subjective. As Nietzsche said:

What is “evil”? Simply a virtue which hasn’t been made utile for mankind (yet).

In other words, if you have private virtues which only benefit you (and not the collective), your virtue is ‘evil’.

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