public

Parse and Prosper

This parsing function in the brain is healthy and sharpens memory. The fiction of flourishing is absolute to be experienced in degrees daily. So some, not so much, for others; a norm. Don't disrupt my homogeneity! That's not a right. It's ignorance.

2 months ago

Latest Post Protected Areas and Conservation by Dr. Hannah Ritchie public

Parse and Prosper

Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.

- Pythagoras (570-495 BC)

Parse, Then Prosper - The Mountainous Terrain of Eudaimonica - a planksip Möbius

Parse, Then Prosper - The Mountainous Terrain of Eudaimonica

Parse and Prosper

Inspired by Pythagoras' (570-495 BC) quote, "Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.". The titled responsion should make you think of the parsing function in the brain, necessarily coupled to our systems of linguistics and ultimately responsible for our ability to Prosper (in the ideal sense).

This parsing function in the brain is healthy and sharpens memory. The fiction of flourishing is absolute and to be experienced in degrees on a daily basis. So some, not so much, for others; a norm. Don't disrupt my homogeneity! That's not a right. It's ignorance.

Pythagoras - planksip
Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of the Pythagoreanism movement.
What does Pythagoras have in common with other intellectual giants of the past? Find out on planksip.

Spend Wisely My Friend

Inspired by Thomas Paine's (1737-1809) quote, "What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.". The titled responsion is...

Thomas Paine - planksip
Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary.
What does Thomas Paine have in common with other intellectual giants of the past? Find out on planksip.

Spendthrift contains the mustard seed of wisdom, especially salient in times of governed growth. Governed by whom? The problem of governance is a philosophically relevant variable in flux and contextualized across and through culture. Working within the confines of asceticism of labor, functionally and deliberate hardship will dull your sense perception towards the disposable.

Purge the Woes Me

Inspired by Charles Dickens's (1812-1870)'s quote, "Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.". The titled responsion is...

Charles Dickens - planksip
Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.
What does Charles Dickens have in common with other intellectual giants of the past? Find out on planksip.

Parsing is a valid cognitive function, necessary for a healthy mind. Flourishing aside, the baseline is biological. Expand on this necessity and the repeatability of the möbius in motion.

Long Term Depression (LTD)

Inspired by Henry David Thoreau's (1817-1862) quote, "Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.". The titled responsion is...

Henry David Thoreau - planksip
Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. As a leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, and his essay “Civil Disobedience”.
What do Henry David Thoreau and Elizabeth I of England have in common? Find out on planksip.

With a repetitive and revisionist approach to prosperity, I heuristically frame our habituating parsing function as circular, not in reason but in functionality. Maximizing lifestyle by minimizing excess consumption is a non-existent destination, yet the sojourn should continue; albeit much more frequently!

Eudaimonia

Inspired by Emil Cioran's (1911-1995) quote, "Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers". The titled responsion is...

Emil Cioran - planksip
Emil Cioran was a Romanian philosopher and essayist, who published works in both Romanian and French. He frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.
What do Emil Cioran and George Eliot have in common? Find out on planksip.

Eudaimonia is a fictional place of flourishing prosperity, negate the utopia for it does not exist beyond the ideal. The Platonic form of Eudaimonica is rugged, yet beautiful, sustainable yet scarce in resources, abundant in safety yet unpredictably human in nature. Sounds attainable and sustainable.

I don't close the door to belief, and skeptical isn't the right word. I actually feel sad for people trying to create new belief structures. Momentarily my sadness moves towards anger and then subsides in a mixture of frustrated melancholy when I see people trying to impose their beliefs on others.  My vote is similar to Emil Cioran, wither away at your belief structure, polish it if you Will, and intelligence will flourish. For anyone that makes the claim that intelligence can not embrace and support emotion, family, love, and compassion I say, you are simply wrong!

Yet...

The debates continue. A new movement here, a cult figure there. What are we all searching for? When you think of work, what exactly are you doing? What are the people around you doing? Is this a reality or an idea? What happens with their alignment?

Anyways...

I have to get back to work. :)

Parse, Then Prosper - The Mountainous Terrain of Eudaimonica - a planksip Möbius

The planksip writer's cooperative is sponsoring a re-writing of this article (2,500 words) with $2,500 CAD in prize money for the best article as voted by your peers in the planksip writer's cooperative. Judged by your peers, your chance to join a community of creative thinkers and win over $750,000 CAD in prize money is your entry point into becoming a planksip journalist.

We want to change the way people engage. The planksip organic platform is dedicated to supporting your voice as a writer and a thought leader. Join today, membership matters!

Joining the planksip Writer’s Cooperative
The planksip writers cooperative gives members writing assignments, of which they compete for cash prizes. This article highlights the benefits of membership as well as outlines the rules and guidelines for submissions. Becoming a planksip writer is easier than you think.

Published 2 months ago