“Prestige is like a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you enjoy. It causes you to work not on what you like, but what you’d like to like.” - Paul Graham
O me! what eyes hath Love put in my head,Which have no correspondence with true sight;Or, if they have, where is my judgment fled,That censures falsely what they see aright?If that be fair whereon my false eyes dote,What means the world to say it is not so?If it be not, then love doth well denoteLove's … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Dark Lady Sonnets, Number 148
Original Artist: The late Hayedeh, a popular and well-acclaimed female artist and figure in Iran’s modern music industry.
“The one who has both art and science, give him also religion. The one who has neither art nor science, give him religion.” (Goethe)
In one of his more famous books titled “Civilization and its Discontents,” Sigmund Freud argued that the ego – as a way of consolidating itself – creates a line of demarcation between itself and the external world in order to protect itself from the dangers and threats emanating from the external world. What the ego … Continue reading The Future of an Illusion