Tag Archives: Discomfort

In Praise of Things You Don’t Like

Artists, as aesthetes, tend to surround themselves with things they like.  Part of their aesthetic is about what they select and what they discard.  Ordinary people do this in their everyday lives, too.  The totality of their comfortable existence is … Continue reading

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Which Struggle Do You Live For?

Struggle is not incidental and avoidable.  It is essential.  If you want to be happy or to achieve a dream, then struggle and suffering comes with the deal.  There’s no way around it.  If you want to live a life … Continue reading

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Disruptive Influences

They say you can’t make an omelette without cracking some eggs.  I take that to mean that new ideas are often disruptive.  Some are.  Others are only increments on what went before and make far less mess.  However, the purpose … Continue reading

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