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Ernest Becker’s Explanation of How the Fear of Death is Secretly Controlling Your Life Is A Must Read

Everyone knows on some level that they’re going to die, but very few people really believe it. Talking about the real, emotional, visceral understanding of the fact that one day, you will cease to exist. It means that all of your future possibilities will remain unrealized, and everything that you have come to know will come to an end. It …

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THE RAT RACE PARADOX A PARABLE ON LIVING

The Mexican Fisherman and  American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna.The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked, “How long does it take to catch them?”The Mexican replied: “Only a …

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Stanley Kubrick’s Answer to the Question, “Is Life Worth Living?” Is Worth Reading

In 1968, 40-year-old Stanley Kubrick was interviewed by Playboy magazine. At one point, Playboy asked Kubrick if he felt life was worth living. What followed was one of the most unforgettable responses in the history of interviewing.   Stanley Kubrick’s Unforgettable Answer Playboy: If life is so purposeless, do you feel its worth living? Kubrick: Yes, for those who manage …

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