Tag: paradox

  • Harmonizing Presence and Purpose

    Acute awareness in the present allows appreciation, while achievement requires purpose-driven action. These are not wholly incompatible, yet the search…

  • the paradox of self-loss in flow

    In deep engagement with a task, identity begins to dissolve, marked by a diminished awareness of the ego’s voice. This…

  • Corporate Zealotry: Fleeting Bonds

    I overheard two men bitching about work as a means to bond. They both aggrandize their superiority in navigating and…

  • The paradox of Equality and Difference

    The Woke and DEI movements theoretically advocate for ‘equality through promoting difference.’ This seems paradoxical: in a system where each…

  • Irony of Inferiority

    If you have godlike demands, your feelings of inferiority are ironically the result of them. This means that if you…

  • to see is to cease

    Thoughts have an amplifying power, reinforcing themself, until we believe. However, once you recognize a thought as a transient, often…

  • control your flow

    When you “go with the flow,” you abdicate control to access emotions to release stress. The problem is we cannot…

  • Cyclic waves of stress

    Cycles of stress present themselves as waves in which we must surf rather than be pulled under. Judging the swell…

  • Manufacturing our dislikes

    We believe we dislike the person because of who they are or their actions: they caused us to dislike them.……

  • Protection paradox

    How do you protect transparency, while at the same time protecting privacy? Open access, transparency, and truth require openness, while…