Why Modern Movies Suck – They Teach Us Awful Lessons

I just love the Critical Drinker and his manner of presenting thoughtful ideas in such a brash and irreverent tone. His series “Why Modern Movies Suck” is great, and this is the third installment in the series. I’ll probe deeper into the underlying psychology of what he has identified as a problem, below. In a nutshell, Hollyweird is intentionally engineering a deadly combination of arrogance and ignorance into people, and […] Read more »

Contrast: the Perfect Catalyst for Cultivating a Life of Meaning and Purpose

It is between the two poles of contrast, for instance, between light and dark, cold and hot, male and female, and good and bad, that we are able to discover meaning, and are able to drill down into deeper and deeper levels of meaning/purpose. We can find meaning and purpose by pointing our logic inwards in self-reflection and processing every subtle contrasting experience that life throws our way, which prevents […] Read more »