Every time I have tried to explain how I see things and how I derived my theories on life, the universe, and everything it fails. I may be able to cover one theory and how it effects my thinking but it never covers everything. It is a worthy endeavor but cannot truly be done.
So instead here is a list of beliefs, rules I try to live by, and answers to many questions I have had over my life. By doing this I hope to get past the need to explain how I get to a point I am trying to make in my writing and just get to the point. You may find some wisdom here but manly this is for me. I do not succeed at all of these at all times not do I expect others too. I hope you enjoy and get something out of this.
No one sees themselves as the villain in their own story
As a realist I can only be an optimist
3 Rules I live by:
1. Make yourself happy
2. Make other people happy
3. Be remembered
I do not have all the answers.
Live life with honor and without regret.
I will be wrong and that is wonderful
If I get it right on the first try I am not pushing myself hard enough
“You shall no longer take things at second or third hand, not look through the eyes of the dead, nor feed on the spectres in books. You shall not look through my eyes either, nor take things from me, you shall listen to all sides and filter them from yourself.” ― Walt Whitman, Song of Myself
“Be excellent to everybody” – Bill S. Preston
Leave everything better than when you came
Don’t just fight the battles you can win, fight the battles worth fighting for.
No person can know what’s in another’s heart.
It matters more what you do than what you believe.
Never blame your failures on others but always thank them for your success.
The future will be unimaginably amazing.
You can’t change things without understanding why things are the way the are
Reality changes when the perception of that reality changes.
All opinions and non-violent expressions of those opinions are valid.
Respect the person who fights for their beliefs as you’d wish to be respected for yours, even when they are wrong.
Ideas and beliefs can be evil, people are just people
Everyone knows something I can learn from.
Don’t give up, move on.
The worth of a person is not related to one’s wealth or standing or name.
Hate is not for directing at people, it’s for foods and music genres.
When you think your people are chosen or saved you will naturally act like people who aren’t chosen or saved are lesser people, lesser humans.
There are no “Other” people we are all people.
Everyone should work customer service for at least six months, people would learn how much being a jerk effects other people.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Hurting others is always wrong.
No one deserves to die
“Don’t dream it, be it” – RHPS
Doing wrong for the right reasons is still wrong
There is always another perspective
If you look for something you will find it. Especially when its looking for a reason that validates your actions.
Labeling others as an argument against their opinions is lazy and ineffective
If you only listen to those who agree with you, you will stay ignorant of ways to further your ideals.
Slippery slope is not an argument. “You’d die if you ate only ice cream” is not an argument for never having ice cream.
When you don’t know how to end something just say “Thank You.”