We are obligated to do the right things, but what makes things right anyway?

We are obligated to do the right thing in every aspect of life. In everything we do we need to have a firm reason why are we doing this. And the reason has to be because it is the right thing to do.

To understand what makes things right or wrong we cannot just accept others’ opinion and their judgment about the value of actions from their perspective. we need to be able to see it from our own perspective. because one day you will face…


Rational brain vs Emotional brain, which one we should follow?

Decision-making is always an interesting subject to talk about. In deciding things we have to choose, we can analyze it with deep analysis and calculation, or we can do it with our feelings and intuition. If you ask which one is better then these two are equally good. If you know how to do it and when to do it.

Researchers and scientists have conducted research with our brain and trying to explain which brain part that involved in decision-making activity, they want to explain how rational thinking and emotional…


Being 20s isn’t easy but we have to be grateful about it

Being 20s is hard, we’re all just starting our career, we are still far from our goals, the process is mostly struggling, suffering and we are damned to survive it. Meanwhile we see our peers achieving their dreams one by one, the grass on the other side always seems greener. Most of us wishing to skip this part and go straight to the best part of life. which is 30s or 40s when we reach the peak of our life and our career, where things have blossomed.

Life…


Why plan you’ve told to others tend to fail

When we want to do something new, like starting a business or starting a diet. we are getting excited about it. We want to tell our friends, family or colleague about our plan.

But after you do it several times, you start to realize a strange pattern and see the plans you have told others failing one by one. The question is why that happens?

When you have a big plan, better be silent and keep it to yourself (Sc: Art.com)

You’re running out of motivation

When you told others about plans you are going to do, at first, you are filled with high energy and motivation. But then when you do…


How choosing well can help you get the best out of your choice

In this modern era, freedom is a symbol everyone pursues. We are determined to choose our own fate and pursue our dreams and desire. The broad of options in every aspect in life reflect what this society aspires to. In pursuing career, today we can be anything we want and go to every school we want. …


To see flaw not as a burden but as advantage

To grow up differently to the others is not easy, people that born with unusual genetic disease, different physical conditions, or born into a financially struggling family can understand this. They see life as being unfair to them. They don’t get the opportunity others get easily, they don’t have the privilege like others. To live a “normal” life they have to show more effort than the others. Sometimes they feel frustrated with life because they’re so helpless in facing this condition.

Flaw is a perception

Your condition is a real thing, your flaw is…


Explanation about beauty conception and it’s relation to public taste.

We know a thing is beautiful when we see it, but when we have to explain what makes it beautiful suddenly we don’t know what beauty is. The awe we feel is Indescribable, like when we see an object such as a painting. We love it without able to describe what makes it beautiful.

For years philosophers also mathematician trying to find an answer to this beauty case. Aesthetic, also geometry are being used trying to explain what makes things beautiful. Is beauty subjective or objective?

Beauty is Objective

According to Plato, to…


A Summary from : Studies in pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer

Pessimism according to Merriam webster is the doctrine that reality is essentially evil or the doctrine that evil overbalances happiness in life. But nothing wrong with being a pessimist, it’s just a way to see life. Pessimistic people believe that pain is positive and pleasure is negative, because pleasure makes us crave for more, and too much pleasure will turn pleasure to be not nearly so pleasant as we expected, and pain becomes more painful as what it should be (because people is not getting used to it). …


A summary from: On Shortness of Life by Seneca

In this book, Seneca told us that people tend to feel that their life is short, but those who feel life is short are the ones who waste their time. The ones who use their time effectively won’t feel the life is short because they know how to live life to the fullest, and the time that life gave to them is enough.

This book talks mostly about stoicism and minimalism. That people shouldn’t be greedy because human’s basic needs are simple and people should not too attached to anything because…


A summary from: The outline history of America

I read this book because a few years ago someone told me this superpower America used to be a country full of the outcast. And I wonder how outcast, a group of people rejected by European society can build a superpower country surpassing Europe itself and become the most powerful country in the world?

The Outline of American History by USIA (United States Information Agency)

This book was released by USIA (United States Information Agency) in 1995 and this book telling stories about American history mostly from a politic and economic perspective in 400+ pages. …

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