Tag Archives: Motivation

The Big Secret

I recently came across an inspiring essay by one of my heroes, Harlan Ellison, an insightful commentary on the 2004 movie The Butterfly Effect. Coïncidentally–or not, as may become clearer a bit farther along–he cited Louis Pasteur, using the same … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction And Imagining If Things Could Be Otherwise

Dissatisfaction Dissatisfaction is the mainspring of aspiration and effort, though of course there can be dissatisfaction without aspiration. Envy, malice, and the other base passions may be sources of dissatisfaction that warp the soul instead of stimulating and urging it. … Continue reading

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