12 Rules of Monk Mode #6: It’s Not About Doing

This is the sixth of a 12-part series remixing Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life, one chapter a week to coincide with the 12 weeks remaining for my one year celibacy vow. “My position was terrible. I knew that I could find nothing in the way of rational knowledge except a denial of life; and in faith IContinue reading “12 Rules of Monk Mode #6: It’s Not About Doing”

12 Rules of Monk Mode #4: See With New Eyes

This is the fourth of a 12-part series remixing Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life, one chapter a week to coincide with the 12 weeks remaining for my one year celibacy vow. “When we are very young, we are neither individual nor informed. We have not had the time nor gained the wisdom to develop our own standards.Continue reading “12 Rules of Monk Mode #4: See With New Eyes”

The Virtue of Youth: Brahmacharya, and The “Jeff Goldblum” Method

The deeper I go into Monk Mode, the more I lose the fear I mentioned having in Finding The Wall. I was afraid when I first started Monk Mode. I was afraid that I would find toiling away in solitude more preferable to socializing in mainstream society, and that I would find some knowledge, whetherContinue reading “The Virtue of Youth: Brahmacharya, and The “Jeff Goldblum” Method”

Functional Nihilism and Creative Hedonism

If you’ve read an earlier article of mine, The Nature of Reality and The Meaning of Life, you would know my core philosophy lies in nihilism, but I suppose it’s a bit unfair to drop a black pill like that without at least explaining how to navigate this new realm with out a floor beneathContinue reading “Functional Nihilism and Creative Hedonism”