How To Avoid Procrastination As An Artist: Infinite Intelligence And The Ego’s Muse

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The Procrastinating Artist: On Ego, Muse and Self-Deception I always enjoyed watching interviews of my favourite artists. I came to understand their process, the way they work. Viewing these interviews from a young age and impressionable eyes, I always admired how all artists were excited to showcase and discuss their work. As I watched more, …


Why I Admire The US Navy Seals

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US Navy Seals Do you know of the US Navy Seals? People that know of them may see them almost in a caricature view. They are almost fictitious in their discipline, attitude and overall sense of values. Navy Seals are often displayed as heroes. Seals are a common theme for video games and army films. …

What I Learned From Haidt’s Book: “The Righteous Mind” On Politics and Religion


I believe that the greatest divide between politics and intellectual discourse between people has never been completely polar opposites. Everyone is incredibly invested in their “team.” Politics is an incredibly expansive and bold topic to cover today. People are highly reflexive about their position and it's a very touchy subject for most. You see it …


Klomb II (2015) – New Release Now Available – Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial

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Klomb II  (2015) - New Release Now Available - Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial Youtube:  Finally. Now Announcing. I will be releasing my second and final installment as Klomb June 24th. Where I think the first one has feminine qualities to it, this one will be a definite more physical, and masculine. I believe it to …


Don’t Get Desperate For Ideas: On Sprezzatura And Wu Wei


Do not get desperate for ideas. Thinking of something tremendous to roll out. Convince yourself that not everything has to be nobel prize winning material. Do something. Anything. A little bit helps in laying bricks for achievement. There are a lot of things that you can do to open your mind and get your mind …


Truth And Reality As A Principle Virtue Of Man

Most forms of masculinity are in flux and often debated today. The goalposts of masculinity keep shifting. These are my thoughts about one aspect of manhood that should remain. A simple kernel of virtue, with a philosophical bent. Truth As Virtue A man must be in constant pursuit of truth or reality, in constant observance and pursuit …


Escape The Dream World: Comfort Is The Nemesis


Get Uncomfortable and Keep Moving Forward Stepping out of one's comfort zone can prove to be a worthwhile cause. I find the average lifestyle is lived to the level where luxury, immediate gratification, satiety and comfort take a front seat. I see the average lifestyle as decadent, thrill-seeking, lazy and of without a sense of …


Planned Obsolescence of Consumer Goods

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Products were once made to last. You understood the length and value of your dollar. I'd argue people today are materialistic and consumer based with the products that break down quick. I think it's for a number of reasons. First, I think it's used as a distraction and an escape. People are denying their death. …


At The Grip Of An Audience: How Being Authentic Is Golden

Grip Of The Audience I wonder how many artists musical or other mediums have struggled with deciding whether or not they should pander to their audience. It's a problem because you become locked in an approval seeking, validation seeking mode. It must be horrible to be at the grips of your audience. They own you, in …


Time is Not For Wasting – Make The Best Of Use It

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Manly Palmer Hall (March 18, 1901 – August 29, 1990) was a Canadian-born author and mystic. He is best known for his 1928 work The Secret Teachings of All Ages. If you ever had the problem of procrastination not being able to get through to the goals and activities that you wish to be done, …


How Eastern Philosophy Can Help Your Art And Craft

Attachment, is when you are in situation you can not let go, a feeling that tugs on you. When you love something you have to be able to let it go. There’s a confidence you can gain from exercising non-attachment. People often become attached to ideology, without questioning. They do not study their own culture, …