December Reflections Part 1

Stoic Teacher
9 min readDec 28, 2021

The concept of freedom is complex and can be defined in different ways. Some people might define freedom as the ability to do what one wants, while others might define it as the ability to live according to one’s values and beliefs, or the absence of coercion or restraint.

  • What should be the goal of humanity?FB Twitter

The goal of humanity is a subject of much debate, and different people may have different opinions on what it should be. Some may argue that the ultimate goal of humanity is to achieve happiness and fulfillment for all individuals. Others may argue that the goal of humanity should be to work towards the preservation of the planet and the sustainability of human civilization. Some may propose that the goal of humanity is to achieve a state of enlightenment or spiritual transcendence.

Others may argue that the goal of humanity is to constantly improve the human condition and make the world a better place for future generations through the pursuit of knowledge and technology.

Ultimately, what should be the goal of humanity is a matter of perspective, values and beliefs that may vary from person to person and culture to culture.

  • What harsh truths do you prefer to ignore? FB

Humans often prefer to ignore certain harsh truths because they can be difficult to accept or confront. Some examples of harsh truths that humans may prefer to ignore include:

1. The inevitability of death and the finitude of life

2. The existence of suffering and injustice in the world

3. The limitations of one’s own abilities and potential

4. The potential for self-destructive behavior and the consequences of one’s actions

5. The fact that one’s personal beliefs and values may be challenged or contradicted by new information or perspectives

6. The reality of societal issues such as poverty, discrimination, and inequality

It is important to note that everyone has different capacity to cope with harsh truths and some might find it harder than others. Additionally, some harsh truths might be easier to ignore in the short term, but they might become more difficult to ignore in the…

--

--