Goldilocks nationalism: The size and homogeneity of a country’s population has a big bearing on its economic policies
A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ.
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America
This is the chemical formula for love:
dopamine, seratonin, oxytocin.
It can be easily manufactured in a lab, but overdosing on any of them can cause schizophrenia, extreme paranoia, and insanity.
Let that sink in.
The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.
An average man is egoistic, proud and has strong self esteem. They always require partners who massage their ego not those who will drag their ego to the mud.
Jaachynma N.E. Agu
It isn’t the happy ending Ingrid that I had dreamed up, but it’s all a part of what I’m working through. The way life changes. The way people and things disappear. Then appear, unexpectedly, and hold you close.