Tag: beauty

Important Shit: Beauty, Terror and Awe

Important Shit: Beauty, Terror and Awe

This was excellent and timely advice I stumbled upon with Instagram today. Maybe it can provide some inspiration to you as well. I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating. If you are struggling with the black dog of depression, or are having a hard time finding meaning in your life, take what follows as …

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IMPORTANT SHIT: Yukio Mishima

IMPORTANT SHIT: Yukio Mishima

You may have noticed on my website’s home page, I feature this quote in a sidebar widget: True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys. The line is from Japanese author Yukio Mishima. I’m not sure how I first happened upon Mishima’s work — I may have noticed author Jack Donovan reference …

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What the Hell is Going On In the World? LINKS 10/01/17

What the Hell is Going On In the World? LINKS 10/01/17

Jordan Greenhall on understanding crisis: “A crisis is a threshold between an old system and a new system. From the point of view of the old system, the crisis is death. This is why the old system always struggles like hell to stave off the crisis. I don’t want to be uncharitable here. Systems are …

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