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What are some ugly truths of life?

Submitted by on April 22, 2020 – 3:10 pm No Comment

I just love this list that I lifted from Quora – written by Jasmin Mous

  1. Evil exists. There are people who have chosen to destroy everything and everyone that comes into their way.
  2. Empathy is NOT a motto to live by. It is a skill for you and you only. If you live by being full of empathy for everyone it becomes a blind spot for people to use against you.
  3. If you stay too long anywhere, you usually end up wasting time without realizing. Job, relationship..
  4. People don’t want to hear the truth. They want to hear what sounds “good” and “reasonable”.
  5. Education makes a nation great. College is not overrated. When it is turned into a commodity then question the system and not the college experience.
  6. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”
  7. If you never go out of your comfort zones, you will stay very simple thinking you are very complex.
  8. Sometimes you do have to be the bigger one and no one will be there to applaud you for it.
  9. It takes courage not to offer confusion but solutions to this world.
  10. Contrary to popular belief vulnerability does not equal weakness. It equals strength.
  11. Manipulation is shunned yet everybody manipulates every day. Better to be aware than to ignore.
  12. Love does not hurt. Idealizing does.
  13. Nothing will get you through life like mental resilience can.
  14. Whether you believe in god, karma or pure consequences, this life will give you everything back you put in. Nothing more, nothing less.
  15. If you chase pleasure instead of pain, you will look back with regret. The easier route never leads to anything.

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