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Category: Philosophy

Social Freedom

Social Freedom Is Life

Here on the Good Life Guys Show / Podcast, we talk about social freedom a lot. We both really value being able to be free and spontaneous in the world. To truly be ourselves, unencumbered by anxiety, self-conscious, fear and self-judgement, is an ideal that we both hold in the...

Neuroticism and Self Help

Neuroticism and Self Help – a Marriage From Hell?

Neuroticism and Self-Help – a Marriage From Hell?   Neuroticism is a personality trait. And it’s not a particularly pleasant trait for those who experience a high level of it.   Neuroticism refers to a long-term tendency to be in a negative or anxious mood. People high in neuroticism tend...

The End Of Average

The End Of Average – Todd Rose

The End Of Average, by Todd Rose, is a transformative book. Reading this short but super-informative book will change how you view the world forever. Everything Should Be Measured Against the Average There is an idea that has become hugely influential in modern times. It says that everything should be...

The Life-Changing Magic Of Not Giving a Fuck

The Life-Changing Magic Of Not Giving a Fuck

’The Life-Changing Magic Of Not Giving A Fuck’ by Sarah Knight is a pop-psychology book that packs a punch.   It is written in a simple and breezy style that could put-off readers who are used to devouring denser prose.   But while the writing style is elementary and self-consciously...

Confusing Taste For Fact

The Pitfall Of Confusing Taste For Fact

We humans find it all too easy to jump to conclusions and judge other people. Many of us have an unfortunate habit of passing judgment on other people’s inherent worth based on extremely scant evidence. Snobbishness is a mindset that too many of us too easily fall into.   We...