“Within” Us

"A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought because it is his. In every work of genius, we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back … Continue reading “Within” Us

The Art of Living, Epictetus

“Now is the time to get serious about living your ideals. How long can you afford to put off who you really want to be? Your nobler self cannot wait any longer. Put your principles into practice–now. Stop the excuses and the procrastination. This is your life! […] Decide to be extraordinary and do what … Continue reading The Art of Living, Epictetus

How developed nations thrive?

1. The state creates incentives for people to invest and innovate through guaranteeing private property rights and enforcing contract law. 2. The state enables investment and growth by providing education and infrastructure. 3. The state is controlled by its citizens, rather than monopolised by a small elite. 4. People depict a sense of trust and … Continue reading How developed nations thrive?