"The idea that we are not using the full potential of our brain is appealing to me as well and has been a subject of study for many researchers in the past decades. I remember finding a book called "How to learn more things and live better"…"
"Hi Noam! Welcome back on AoM. Interesting introduction, I think we have things in common. I'm really interested in philosophy, theology and spirituality. I've studied these subjects both academically and on my own. Wisdom is one of my core…"
"Hi Anders! Nice Scandinavian-sounding name. Thanks for the image, I have put it on my profile. I think both Fenrir and Tyr have interesting stories for us men.
Fenrir is a wolf, son of two pseudo-gods (Loki and a giantess), who no one dares to…"
"AoM helps with all that for me too. I live 500 miles away from my family because of work and I also work at night pretty often. Definitely not the same as being stationned in Alaska, but distance is still distance, no matter how far you are, I…"
My name is Victor and I am also new on here and about your age (22), not married yet but I do have an amazing woman in my life too. I'm currently studying Medieval History to become a scholar and university teacher. But…"
Manual of Epictetus, Norse mythology and sagas, Poetry
The Great Escape, Cinderella Man, Forrest Gump, Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind
Jazz: Stan Getz, Art Pepper, Chet Baker, Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra
Metal: Opeth, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Helloween
Classical Music: Beethoven, Chopin, Wagner, Berlioz, Bach
Movie Music: Philip Glass, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Ennio Morricone
"Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens." Epictetus
"Next time you have a sit down with her, wear a Buffs tshirt. You're making too big a deal about it. Although for future reference, talking smack about a superior's sports team, especially on a first meeting, is a bad idea."
"Counselors have a huge impact? Like most of us here, I went through high school. I would have called the impact "too small to notice."
It sounds like you aren't sure where to stop with joking. If so, you can always…"
"Yeah. I had a better pic of him entering the rally, but I can't find it now. Here's the key note speaker at the white supremacist rally in Boston the 40,000 peaceloving people showed up to protest.
Let's say you're a freshman in high school. On your first day, you meet up with your counselor for the first time with some other kids with the same counselor. You do some ice breakers and you learn a little bit about each other. Suddenly, you notice a Nebraska Cornhuskers lanyard that your counselor is wearing and since you are a complete idiot and from Colorado, you strongly condemn the Nebraska team (and it is warranted because, many Nebraska fans are extremely annoying, and because you are…See More