The helper is always there to protect you.
The mentor is always there to guide you toward personal awakenings.
The enduring friend is there for you to trust completely, and would even die for you.
The compassionate friend is there to practice compersion for you, who takes pleasure in your fortune and generally tries to help your public reputation.
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To desire also is to miss the fact that the future self will have to pay in certain ways for what the decision-making self chooses today, even if the decision-making self is a greedy little bastard who generally wants to eat pizza.
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In any profession there’s an underlying slide toward the assumption that if someone from outside the profession talks about the field and contradicts an expert, they don’t know what the hell they’re talking about. That is often the response from people who are engaged in a profession, though, not people who are doing science for a living. <thiswillbugacademics> […]
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