“God, Grant me the serenity to accept the things that I cannot change, The Courage to change the things that I can, And the wisdom to know the difference.” This brilliant prayer, originally written by the American theologian and philosopher Reinhold Niebuhr and curiously adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous and other twelve-step programs, grants us both […]Read more "The “Secret” Formula for Happiness: Not Desiring What is Undesirable"
As opposed to the classic socialist jargon “We are right, we will win!”, the most basic truth of life is “We are mighty, we are right!” The sacred concepts of morality, i.e. right or wrong and just or unjust, are alone empty concepts. As power gives the content of morality, might defines (and re-defines) what […]Read more "Right and Might"
We have been lost, weak, and miserable, and will remain so, as long as we wait for the moment of salvation. We are the offshoots of the slaves constantly dreaming of a single sacred moment that would put everything all right and prove ourselves to others without any further doubt. We have been the cowards, […]Read more "Nec Spe, Nec Metu"