Martin Niemöller: “First They Came For The Socialists…”

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a …

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Trafficking. Terrorism. Corruption. Massacres. The news is not a TV show. The news is not something happening to other people. The news is us, the culmination of our decisions to inflict or ignore the pain. The news is the result of our choice to pass on responsibility to make the world better to others. News …

Free will

Is anyone comfortable with their stance on free will? The more I learn, the more deterministic my view becomes, the more uncomfortable I feel. How can I square morality with determinism? How can I square determinism with the fact that I feel free?  

Procrastination

Sometimes I struggle to want to do anything. I want to curl up and watch crap TV. I'm not sure why it happens, but it does. Sometimes I give into this urge, sometimes I don't. I wish it didn't happen, but it does.