I read a lot of philosophy books and psychology books, and I highly believe they impacted a lot on me as a human. I just enjoy reading theories and what other people think and their perspective in life.
We only live once you know, so why not do the thing you enjoy the most? Even plentiful of constructive films post WWII are huge theories on their own, but executed differently.
I come from a conservative family, but what I wold say religion impacts their choices in life more than culture, and in my opinion, I think in Lebanon in general a persons religion is what impacts their life more than عادات وتقاليد.
I’m curious what impacts your life.
Is it your culture?
Is it your religion?
Is it both?
If I had to answer, I would say my human self, ethics, and moral. Then my culture, and religion come as marinara sauce.
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YOU, YES YOU.
There’s something so beautiful about _______________.
I wrote this statement a while back on Facebook, yet no one could fill it.
There’s something so beautiful about sitting alone.
The very first step you take as your stomach is growling for food and your brain is in desperate need of coffee.
You look around for some of your friends to accompany you, but then they are very busy. So you decide to take a bigger step and go to the restaurant alone.
As you’re walking there, you start having a lot of doubts, and insecurity starts hitting you up. What are people going to say, if any of them I know saw me sitting alone, what are they going to think? How would I look like to the society? A loner? Pathetic? Anti-Social?
You still buckle yourself up and reach the restaurant, you hold the tray get some food, a drink and you’re done. Now comes the hard which is sitting, most of the single people will search for the most cornered table, and sit there, all alone.
Can you imagine how beautiful this is for me?
Indulging in the society without having anyone else around, you in your world, gazing at everyone, thinking about many things that are inside of your head. Trying to connect the dots on every table that is occupied within that small space. Attempting to understand what is going on around you, watching people come and go. Eating slowly, while sipping your drink, hearing your mouth as it is doing the action. Isn’t that just you, a cell, in this big world?
Sometimes you put your earphones on, to listen to music, or like me a podcast. If you want to have the full experience you need to not listen to anything other than the real world. Feel the air as it hits, people talking, the clicking of the forks, the sound “KA-CHAK” as they place their coffee back on the tables. Enjoy every moment, and every sound you hear.
Don’t worry about if people will judge you or not because even if they did let’s say, is it gonna change anything for you? Is it gonna solve the whole idea of the dark matter? It will do nothing more nothing less. Society is nothing; you’re everything.
Believe in yourself, start by understanding who you’re, spend some time alone with yourself. Because “you” what matters the most. So what if you’re sitting alone? Can’t a person enjoy their own company? Of course, you can.
Sitting alone can boost your self-confidence, because when you understand “you” there’s a lot of magical things will happen. Have faith and believe in yourself.
Because “you” will always
be there for “you.”
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