The Happiness Quotient

I Am Dynamite - How To Be Exceptional

February 11, 2021 Thom Pollard Season 3 Episode 69
The Happiness Quotient
I Am Dynamite - How To Be Exceptional
Show Notes

Inspired by two back-to-back dreams in which I walked and learned from masters of ancient wisdom, I reflect about the teachings of Friedrich Nietzsche. Given the impeachment proceedings taking place in the United States, these dreams and Nietzsche's principles for becoming an exceptional individual are timely and prescient for our future. 

It's all about individual accountability and becoming greater than oneself. Revolution starts from within. BELOW, PLEASE SEE NIETZSCHE'S PRINCIPLES.

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PRINCIPLES of Friedrich Nietzsche 

1 BE AN ESSENTIALIST, be brief, concentrate on what is important, to not compromise self to other’s ideals, focus on what is important in our lives, 

2   BE AUTHENTIC - take away all idols in life, do not follow herd mentality by denying your true self,   people are unwilling to be authentic because it takes great effort….

3  LOOK FOR WISDOM NOT KNOWLEDGE - By observing and experiencing things for oneself, one can grow in wisdom, create your own concepts and do not follow

4 PUT YOUR WILL INTO THINGS, do not accept piece of mind, untrue stories of paradise, following blindly the words or sermons of a priest or politician

5   LOVE YOUR DESTINY    AMOR FATI, accept one’s destiny with open arms

6   NEVER FEAR FAILURE, how can you arise anew if you do not first become ashes?

7  ALWAYS SPEAK YOUR TRUTH   truths that are silenced become poisonous

8   STAY CONNECTED TO NATURE, nature nourishes

9   BE PRAGMATIC, you can only learn through experience, you cannot truly learn something by, say, reading a book unless you have experience of these things

10   BE DYNAMITE   “I am not a man, I am dynamite”   

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