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The Honest Broker 17819 implied HN points 17 Mar 24
  1. The author struggled to find the right passage to read at his son's wedding and ultimately turned to a Kierkegaard text he had read at his own wedding many years ago.
  2. The author found sentimental value in the passage, realizing its deeper meaning as he read it in 2024, bringing a new perspective to his understanding of marriage.
  3. By revisiting a piece of paper he saved from years ago, the author was able to share a touching and meaningful passage with the wedding guests, connecting past and present moments.
The Status Kuo 40783 implied HN points 20 Jan 24
  1. The author found support and strength from the online community during a difficult time of grief and loss.
  2. Despite the sadness and challenges, the author decided to adopt a new puppy named Windsor to start a new chapter in life.
  3. The author still cherishes the memory of their late dog Hudson and feels her presence in starting this new journey.
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The Intrinsic Perspective 5983 implied HN points 05 Mar 24
  1. Every era has its unique cultural norms that influence our life decisions; understanding and counterbalancing these norms can help in making personal choices.
  2. Choosing the less common path or the one opposite to what culture pushes may lead to personal growth and success, even if it feels challenging at first.
  3. Maintaining a balance between love and career decisions often involves navigating societal biases and personal priorities, requiring thoughtful introspection and contrarian thinking.
Going Awol 179 implied HN points 15 May 24
  1. When many people agree on something, it can provide some evidence for its truth, although not definitive proof.
  2. Widespread belief in God can be seen as some evidence for theism because it might indicate God would want people to believe in him for a relationship.
  3. Common consent reasoning supports animism more than monotheism, and favors Hinduism due to the broad belief in a High God, subordinate deities, and nature spirits.
Patti Smith 28342 implied HN points 26 Sep 23
  1. Cairo Smith was a unique and special cat who lived to nearly 22 years, showing unwavering love and courage.
  2. Cairo had a deep bond with Patti Smith, being her guardian, friend, and companion throughout their time together.
  3. Cairo's gentle and loving nature touched the lives of many, bringing comfort, affection, and joy to those around her.
Going Awol 99 implied HN points 18 May 24
  1. The prior probability of Christianity is low due to factors like the trinity, incarnation, and atonement, making it intellectually challenging to fully embrace.
  2. The philosophical arguments around the trinity, incarnation, and atonement in Christianity present logic and explanations that some find unconvincing or lacking.
  3. Pascal's Wager is considered as a factor in potentially adopting Christianity, yet personal reservations and considerations about other religions play a role in the decision-making process.
Robert Reich 5817 implied HN points 11 Feb 24
  1. The post is about a Sunday caption contest where people submit captions.
  2. Last week's winner was Rita Fuller with the caption 'Too many good people did nothing.'
  3. Paid subscribers get exclusive content and support the work being done.
The Art of Enchantment, with Dr Sharon Blackie 3394 implied HN points 09 Mar 24
  1. The concept of an 'inner imaginarium' suggests that our imaginations are influenced by external sources and have an independent existence, impacting soul-making.
  2. The imaginal world is seen as a realm of psyche and soul, where archetypes, stories, and creative insights thrive, connecting us to a deeper reality.
  3. Developing a 'mythic sensibility' involves embracing and working with the unique collection of images, stories, and archetypes that resonate with us, contributing to soul-making.
The Forgotten Side of Medicine 6289 implied HN points 28 Jan 24
  1. Writing from the heart is important in creating connections with readers and conveying the intended message effectively.
  2. Prioritizing quality over quantity in any work can lead to deeper satisfaction and better outcomes.
  3. Clear and relatable communication is key in teaching and writing, ensuring the audience understands and engages with the content.
The Art of Enchantment, with Dr Sharon Blackie 2855 implied HN points 06 Mar 24
  1. The concept of the Heroine's Journey offers a new perspective that differs from the traditional Hero's Journey, focusing on women's experiences and acknowledging their diverse roles beyond stereotypes.
  2. Exploring narrative psychology through fairy tales provides a more relatable and inclusive framework for personal growth, as fairy tales represent the tales of ordinary people and offer a wide range of characters and situations.
  3. The Heroine's Journey encourages individuals to delve deeper into their own journey through life, reflecting on women's archetypes, personal mythmaking, and other narrative processes for self-discovery and understanding.
Patti Smith 19458 implied HN points 26 Sep 23
  1. The author shares thoughts and emotions on a chilly autumn morning.
  2. The author reminisces about a beloved companion, Cairo, who has passed away.
  3. The author will continue to write and travel, sharing personal reflections along the way.
Noahpinion 34118 implied HN points 18 Jun 23
  1. Rabbits make great pets because they are low maintenance and playful.
  2. Taking care of a pet rabbit can be a rewarding experience, creating a special bond.
  3. It is important to use our strength and power to protect and uplift those who are weaker, promoting a more equal and gentle world.
Granted 7427 implied HN points 01 Jan 24
  1. Compassion involves acknowledging distress even if you can't solve it, helping people feel seen.
  2. Top 10 links of 2023 included topics like the effective use of language, email etiquette, and cultural communication differences.
  3. Podcasts on bringing out positivity in kids, unlocking hidden potential, recharging on weekends, and building leadership skills.
Going Awol 159 implied HN points 11 May 24
  1. The response to the case for Hinduism reflects deep engagement with Hindu theology and philosophy, offering insights on concepts like eternal condemnation, grace periods for mukti, and the nature of devatās.
  2. The Hindu perspective presented raises points of contention and clarification on theological aspects, such as the nature of devatās, reincarnation, and the concept of karma as accumulated over infinite lifetimes.
  3. The discussion around karma as not solely being based on desert, but as a complex interplay of past actions, sañcita karma, prārabdha karma, and āgāmi karma, shows a nuanced understanding of the concept within Hinduism.
The Art of Enchantment, with Dr Sharon Blackie 2236 implied HN points 13 Mar 24
  1. The post discusses the Heroine's Journey and delves into the concept of the Fairy-Tale Heroine's Journey.
  2. The author emphasizes starting at the very beginning when exploring these concepts.
  3. The post is exclusive for paid subscribers, highlighting the value of the content for those who support the author.
Becoming Noble 2950 implied HN points 27 Feb 24
  1. The battle for gun rights is viewed as a spiritual conflict where men should not outsource their security to external systems or organizations
  2. Teaching boys skills for protection and the importance of taking personal responsibility is crucial for their transition into manhood
  3. There is a call for individuals to embrace the idea of spiritual combat, taking responsibility for their own safety and facing the battle against their inner demons
Going Awol 239 implied HN points 06 May 24
  1. Questioning the existence of truth leads to a thought-provoking conversation about belief systems and faith.
  2. The discussion shifts to the concept of creation and the role of God in the origin of life and morality.
  3. The scenario presented showcases how personal beliefs and moral choices can influence one's stance on religious views.
Play Permissionless 239 implied HN points 04 May 24
  1. Your beliefs and expectations can influence your reality. If you think people don't like you or are out to harm you, you may end up experiencing just that. It's like a self-fulfilling prophecy.
  2. Having a deep belief in your ability to make a difference is crucial. More than talents or theories, this belief can drive significant impact. Your mindset plays a key role in achieving your goals.
  3. Before diving into productivity tips or success habits, it's important to address your beliefs and mindset. It may not be simple to change, but having a positive self-image can be essential for making a meaningful impact.
The Art of Enchantment, with Dr Sharon Blackie 1198 implied HN points 27 Mar 24
  1. The post discusses the concept of 'The Father Wound' and its impact on individuals, particularly on the Heroine's Journey.
  2. Dr. Sharon Blackie delves into the exploration of deep psychological themes and narratives in her writing.
  3. This specific post is only accessible to paid subscribers, showcasing exclusive content for those who have subscribed to the newsletter.
Sasha's 'Newsletter' 3992 implied HN points 19 Jan 24
  1. Facing and accepting the breakdown of expectations can lead to a new way of being, a state of 'Playing in The Ruins'.
  2. Experiencing challenges and destruction can shatter illusions and preconceptions about the future, leading to a more authentic understanding of oneself and life.
  3. Encountering wreckage and failures is a common part of life's journey, and happiness often lies beyond achieving childhood dreams or societal expectations.
Tipping Point Prophecy Update by Jimmy Evans 2908 implied HN points 09 Feb 24
  1. The post discusses the question of whether receiving the Mark of the Beast is unforgivable or if repentance is possible.
  2. There are two sides to the argument: Some believe that taking the Mark of the Beast means choosing death with no way back, while others think it's possible to repent and still be saved.
  3. To read the full post and explore more about the topic, there is an option for a 7-day free trial for the Tipping Point Prophecy Update subscription.
Becoming Noble 3468 implied HN points 27 Jan 24
  1. Rituals play a significant role in transcending individuals into archetypes, enhancing communion and cultural continuity.
  2. Honoring parents and ancestors is deeply rooted in civilization and breaking away from this tradition can lead to societal collapse.
  3. Interfering with key rituals can result in discordance, oikophobia, and a crisis of self-consciousness, ultimately leading to alienation and narcissism.