I Think Philosophically

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    For every choice there is a trade - off.

    Sometimes the choice means sacrificing something in the short - term to gain something in the long term or vice versa, or to gain and lose something immediately, but in every choice something is gained and something is lost whether it is manifest or not manifest. The trade - off...
    Chirieleison Chirieleison
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    Always keep in mind that life is comprised of

    opposites: the things we prefer and the things we prefer not. The things we prefer not : death, pain, and misfortune are the only things that are guaranteed in life. Indeed, life itself is and always will be a struggle to survive; this truth is more obvious to some more so than...
    Chirieleison Chirieleison
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    I am a 20 year old male,

    and I have never had a girlfriend. And as I get older, I find it harder and harder to want one, this started at the age of about 15. I am coming to the realization that although I am sexually attracted to the opposite sex, I find much more gratification from an intellectual...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07
    18-21, M
    Mar 29, 2015

    All contingent things shall pass away.

    Your life, man, and life itself are contingent upon prior circumstances and therefore will soon pass away. These contingent things are trivial in the eternal order of things; they are but a grain of sand on a beach. This is not apparent from an anthropomorphic perspective as our...
    Chirieleison Chirieleison
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2014

    Media

    To define power is to acknowledge strength. Strength is the foreground of most ruling societies. Walking down the streets of this occupied city, people scurry about trying to portray an imagery of Strength, and self control. They try to hide behind faces of power to try and serve...
    Tannyer Tannyer
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2010

    Just a "quick" thought.

    Atheists and nihilists are somewhat similar. What distinguishes them from another is that nihilists don't believe in a meaning to life, while atheists do. As a nihilist, the only meaning I could EVER believe in is to further progress life. As such, it's not about us, because we...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07
    18-21, M
    Dec 10, 2014
More Stories