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Unplug yourself from social media (Deleting Instagram as a form of taking the ‘red pill’). Stop using Facebook. Slightly de-dose yourself from using Google in order to think deeper thoughts.

PHILOSOPHY by KIM

Philosophical Essays

  1. How to Become a Philosopher
  2. SUBOPTIMAL IS OPTIMAL
  3. THE LUST FOR MORE.
  4. TO DO IS TO BECOME.
  5. IN PRAISE OF AGGRESSIVE.
  6. THE PHILOSOPHY OF OPTIMISM
  7. OUR PHILOSOPHICAL WILL TO EXISTENCE
  8. Is Hope a Vice?
  9. MOVE MEAN
  10. Carte Blanche Ideals
  11. One Interesting Thought
  12. What Lasts? What Doesn’t Last?
  13. A WOUND STIMULATES THE RECUPERATIVE POWERS
  14. Children & Purpose
  15. Thoughts on Becoming a Parent
  16. Where Does Our Desire to Upgrade Come From?
  17. WE ALWAYS NEED SOMETHING FURTHER TO ASPIRE TO.
  18. Self-Task Yourself an Awesome Mission in Life
  19. Differentiation vs Equalization
  20. My Passion to *Become* Something More
  21. No Aesthetic or Ethos is Forever
  22. What is Your Higher Purpose in Life?
  23. IT WILL NEVER SATISFY YOU.
  24. How to Decide
  25. Things You *Want* to Do vs Things You *MUST* Do
  26. Towards a More Beautiful Mode of Existence and Future
  27. EXTREME GRATITUDE.
  28. AMAP (As Much as Possible) or None.
  29. Why or How Does it Matter?
  30. The Philosophy of Time and Events
  31. How *Not* to Resent
  32. FORWARD LOOKING
  33. DOMAIN FLEXIBILITY.
  34. The Miracle of Human Growth
  35. EXTREME ADAPTATION.
  36. Why Plan?
  37. You Don’t Need to Justify Yourself
  38. The Philosophy of Ego
  39. True vs False Passions
  40. How to Achieve Tranquility
  41. On Making Your Own Philosophy
  42. The Purpose of Life is to Create New Life
  43. Think On!
  44. The Wisdom of Doing Nothing
  45. Congruency
  46. My Thoughts on Meditation
  47. The Philosophy of Purpose
  48. Emulate Yourself
  49. Good Fear, Bad Fear
  50. For the Betterment of Humanity or Just Yourself?
  51. What you *really* believe in and care for is manifested through your actions (or non-actions)
  52. Why Culture is Your Enemy
  53. YOUR EXPERIENCES ARE KING.
  54. LIFE IS INHERENTLY GOOD.
  55. Artistic, Physical, and Philosophical Muscles
  56. All New Experiences are Good Experiences
  57. What is the Purpose of X?
  58. UTILITY.
  59. Philosophy is a Luxury
  60. The Attempt is More Interesting than the Result
  61. Joyfulness vs “Happiness”
  62. Effectiveness Over Happiness
  63. Self Actualization
  64. MAXIMAL ENGAGEMENT
  65. Life & Pain
  66. On Living Every Day with No Regret
  67. Learn as if you’re going to live forever, live as if you’re going to die tomorrow
  68. Live Every Day Like it Were the Last Day of Your Life
  69. Self-Determination
  70. FALSE GRATITUDE vs REAL GRATITUDE
  71. HOW TO LIVE MORE
  72. THE UPSIDE OF TRAGEDY
  73. Satisfaction is a Sucker’s Game
  74. Supreme Repose
  75. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF LIFE? According to ERIC KIM
  76. STUBBORN, FLEXIBLE
  77. EVERYTHING HAPPENS AS IT *SHOULD* HAVE HAD HAPPENED
  78. Good Addiction, Bad Addiction?
  79. What is the Best Life?
  80. The Philosophy of Thinking
  81. The Philosophy of Conspiracies
  82. Conspiracies
  83. Growth
  84. Skepticism.
  85. What Do You Really Want Out of Life?
  86. Seem or Be?
  87. Learn Through Pain
  88. Respect Yourself
  89. In Praise of Elitism
  90. Why Independent Thinking?
  91. I Will Never Die
  92. Bitter is Better
  93. The Genesis of Nihilism and Existential Dread
  94. The Ethics of Personal Enrichment
  95. Good vs Not Good
  96. Punished by Privilege
  97. Abstinence Over Moderation
  98. Just Leave Others Alone
  99. You Can Only Critique that Which You Truly Understand and Love
  100. ERIC KIM Critique of Metaphysics
  101. Only Trust Philosophers Who Deadlift
  102. Heuristic: If Someone Talks Shit About Others Behind Their Back, Most Likely They’re Also Talking Shit About You Behind Your Back
  103. Virtue is a Privilege
  104. What Are Your Life Goals?
  105. Honesty
  106. Why I’m Anti Moderation
  107. No Spite, No Malice.
  108. Ascending Life or Descending Life?
  109. Double Edged Sword
  110. Ignorance.
  111. Why I Don’t Trust “Nice Guys”
  112. Why You Must Share Your Opinion
  113. Selfish Isn’t Evil
  114. Wisdom is the Goal
  115. YOU ARE KING.
  116. MASTER YOURSELF
  117. What is “Good” for You is Often what is Bad for You
  118. Care.
  119. BITTERSWEET
  120. ONE REP MAX
  121. Morality and Ethics is the Snare
  122. BY HELPING YOURSELF, YOU BEST HELP OTHERS
  123. Insanity is Good.
  124. Think Deep.
  125. PHILOSOPHY IS THE FUTURE.
  126. Open Mind vs Closed Mind
  127. ENTHUSIASM IS GENIUS
  128. Towards a More Critical and Rigorous Line of Thinking
  129. How to Encourage and a Foster Independent and Free Thinking
  130. What is the Purpose of Life?
  131. WHY PHILOSOPHY IS SUPREME.
  132. Elitism.
  133. I Cannot Form an Opinion About Somebody Until I’ve Met Them in the Flesh
  134. ALL GENETICS ARE GOOD GENETICS.
  135. Happiness vs Freedom
  136. The Birth of a Hater
  137. My Way Isn’t the Right Way
  138. Walking as an Existential Thing
  139. Why I’m So Tolerant
  140. Mortal Gods
  141. THE HUMAN SPECIES
  142. Why I’m So Skeptical
  143. Just Follow the Money
  144. Why Selfish?
  145. WHY WE CANNOT BLAME OTHERS
  146. Why Are We So Anti Elitism?
  147. What Actually Interests You?
  148. How to Become Yourself
  149. SELF HATE
  150. Optimistic Fatalism
  151. Death is the Ultimate Creative Constraint
  152. FLUX.
  153. How to Think for Yourself
  154. FLESH
  155. How to Live the Best Life
  156. Why Live a Life Without Regrets?
  157. Why Plato Ruined Art and Aesthetics for Us
  158. Self Respect
  159. Hypocrite vs Contradict
  160. Ideals vs Reality
  161. Spaceship Philosophy
  162. What is Your Ideal Life?
  163. MY EXTREME GRATITUDE TOWARDS LIFE AND BEING ALIVE!
  164. Critique of Utilitarianism
  165. Don’t Treat Others the Way You Want to Be Treated
  166. The Eternal Recurrence of Tragedy and Joy in Life
  167. Elite Asceticism
  168. Why I Don’t Like Numbers
  169. Action and Reaction, Cause and Effect
  170. The Antidote to Nihilism: The Philosophy of Nothingness
  171. ERIC KIM Notes on Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  172. EXPLOIT CHAOS.
  173. WHY I DON’T BELIEVE IN GENETICS
  174. Self-Wisdom
  175. The Future Belongs to the Fearless
  176. INDIVIDUALISM
  177. Why Live Forever?
  178. THIS TOO WILL PASS.
  179. Why Education?
  180. How to Become Yourself
  181. Things Shouldn’t Go Back to the Way They Used to Be
  182. Why Am I So Cruel?
  183. The Great Joy of Existence
  184. Virtue for the Sake of Virtue
  185. NO DISDAIN.
  186. INTELLIGENT IGNORANCE
  187. A LIFE WITHOUT PAIN, DIFFICULTY OR TRAGEDY ISN’T A LIFE WORTH LIVING
  188. BITTER IS BETTER.
  189. EXPLOIT THE BEST FROM TRAGEDY AND LIFE 
  190. DISREGARD FOR SELF-PRESERVATION
  191. PAIN.
  192. WHAT IF EVERYTHING IS NOT GONNA BE ALRIGHT?
  193. Tomorrow is Never
  194. Life is the Ultimate Creative Constraint
  195. EMBODIED REALITY
  196. BLACK SWAN
  197. THINGS WILL NEVER GO BACK TO THE WAY THEY USED TO BE
  198. What are you *really* afraid of?
  199. HAPPINESS ISN’T THE GOAL
  200. Philosophy is King
  201. Why is Selfish Evil?
  202. YOU’RE CONSTANTLY IN A STATE OF BECOMING
  203. ENTITLEMENT A SIN?
  204. NARCISSISM
  205. BE BRUTALLY HONEST WITH YOURSELF
  206. WHY FREE WILL?
  207. OBEY YOUR OPINION
  208. EGO IS GOOD.
  209. WHY IT IS GOOD TO BE INTO YOURSELF
  210. Seek the Good Pain
  211. Anti-Perfection in Photography, Art, and Life
  212. Can You Become an End into Yourself?
  213. WHY I LIVE
  214. Why I Hate Decline
  215. Why I Eat
  216. Why am I So Positive and Optimistic?
  217. EFFORT IS ENJOYMENT
  218. Never Stop Gaining
  219. TRUST YOURSELF
  220. A Life of Maximal Personal Independence
  221. What Do You Desire to Become?
  222. What Do I Want from Technology?
  223. Stratified Society
  224. Do You Love or Hate Reality?
  225. On the Brian, Body and Mind
  226. I’m Maximally Happy, Now What?
  227. Care over Fame
  228. ACTIVE NIHILISM
  229. Never Stop Subtracting
  230. How to Live a Happier and More Epic Life
  231. A Risker Life is a Better Life
  232. Only Work on Things You Can Imagine Doing for Eternity
  233. How to Maximize Your Happiness
  234. Influence
  235. The Gladiator Makes His Plans once He Enters the Ring
  236. Meditations on Meaning in Life
  237. There is Nothing More Interesting than Human Beings
  238. Is Hope a Vice?
  239. EGO
  240. Why Be Unique?
  241. Happiness is Metabolism Health and Strength
  242. You’re the Hero
  243. Is Productivity a Virtue or Vice?
  244. Why Do We Prize the Rare?
  245. The Joy of Uncertainty
  246. How Should I Best Use My Time and Life?
  247. A Life Without Pain or Suffering Isn’t a Life Worth Living
  248. Free or Unfree?
  249. What Do You Really Care For in Life?
  250. Anti-Satisfaction in Life
  251. Why Think?
  252. The Eternal Return
  253. Only Do What is Best for You!
  254. Truthiness
  255. Why Be Happy?
  256. Permissionless Living
  257. In Praise of Unconventional Wisdom
  258. Become the Change Which You Wish to See in the World
  259. Happiness
  260. Beyond Freedom
  261. Idolize People, Not Stuff
  262. What Makes You Stronger? What Makes You Weaker?
  263. Why Hate?
  264. The Secret of Happiness
  265. You’re Constantly in a State of Becoming
  266. Life is about Choices, Not Obligations
  267. Anti-Nihilism
  268. First, Do What is Best for You.
  269. Live Dynamic
  270. How to Prosper
  271. Is the Point of Life to Be Satisfied?
  272. SUPREME EFFORT OF WILL.
  273. How to Become more Idealistic
  274. Thrivival 101
  275. Create Yourself
  276. Non-Small
  277. Inspiration
  278. How to Live a Heroic Life: Dare the Heights!
  279. Human Augmentation
  280. Prune
  281. Happiness: Do What You Want to Do (And Don’t Do What You Don’t Want to Do)
  282. Avoid Vain (Empty) Pursuits in Life
  283. Modern Slavery
  284. Kill the Leeches
  285. Wisdom Augmentation
  286. Why We Need Friction in Life
  287. Straight Line Philosophy
  288. What’s Your End-Game in Life?
  289. Create Your Own Happiness Today
  290. Desire Both Pain and Pleasure in Life
  291. Try the Impossible
  292. SELF-RESPECT
  293. Anti-Social Extrovert
  294. Never Blame Anybody But Yourself
  295. Human Flourishing
  296. Simpler, Not Better.
  297. How to be Free
  298. Embrace the Extremes
  299. Cultivate Your Own Culture
  300. COURAGE.
  301. Thrivival
  302. Inner Power
  303. How to Live a Purposeful Life
  304. My Definition of Happiness
  305. Why Change is Good
  306. Why Work?
  307. How to Live the Happiest Possible Life
  308. The Two-Pronged Approach to Maximize Joy in Your Life
  309. You Always Have Another Option!
  310. INFINITISM
  311. Never Stop!
  312. What is Your Self-Directed Purpose in Life?
  313. Live Today Like it Were Your Last
  314. Do You Photograph to Live, or Live to Photograph?
  315. ARTIST-PHILOSOPHER
  316. Live Life to the Fullest!
  317. In Praise of Selfishness
  318. Why You Must Be a YAY-SAYER to Succeed in Entrepreneurship and Life
  319. Why I Love Walking
  320. Live Life Like a Video Game!
  321. Simple Luxuries in Life
  322. Treat Your Life Like a Fun Experiment!
  323. Only Prove it to Yourself
  324. You Don’t Always Need to Feel Joyful to Live a Fulfilling and Meaningful Life
  325. Life is Too Short to Be Bored!
  326. Money Cannot Destroy Boredom
  327. How to Find Inspiration in Life
  328. Why You Must Ignore Haters to Succeed and Win in Life
  329. An Active Life is a Happy Life
  330. My Simple Joys in Life
  331. Never Stop Striving
  332. How to Motivate Yourself in Life
  333. How to Be Optimistic in Life
  334. How to Dictate Your Purpose in Life
  335. In Praise of a Dynamic Life
  336. PURPOSE.
  337. How to Enjoy Life
  338. Photography Therapy
  339. How to Conquer Regret
  340. Take Your Play Very Seriously.
  341. How to Prosper
  342. Memento Vivere
  343. Destroy in Order to CREATE
  344. Trust Your Body More Than Your Mind
  345. Make Photos to Make Meaning in Your Life
  346. Seek Knowledge, Not Information
  347. The Purpose of Human Life
  348. How to Overcome Impedence
  349. Why I Love Death
  350. How to Be Centered in the Eternal Now
  351. How to Be Happy
  352. Why Do You Care What Others Think of You?
  353. Why I’m Happy
  354. Why?
  355. Why I’m So Prolific
  356. How to Reduce LAG in Life

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