Self

High levels are abstract. People alway want to go higher level thinking.

Shifting to low levels has two benefits, the first is people can avoid the control of high levels, the second is, people escape from strong emotions like anxiety.

People usually change between high levels and low levels.

Self-awareness can occurs at different levels, at low levels, like pain and movement.

Self-worth is very important if they cannot justify their actions and feel progress for their goals,… Read all/全文

MESOPOTAMIA AND PERSIA

Sumer

The Sumerians developed city-states and formed a white temple for rituals. Sumerians also produced great literature.

INANNA

It is a female head make up with fragments of white marble.

WARKA VASE

It was the first work of pictorial narration.

ESHNUNNA STATUETTES

The oversized eyes of these statuettes depict that the worships for deities and the wakefulness to the connection between deities and them.

STELE OF THE VULTURES

The steel shows the battle of Sumerian.

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How We Procrastinate

CREATING SAFETY: THE FIRST MAJOR STEP OUT OF PROCRASTINATION

Imaging that we always transform the task to a board before ourself, we can perform well if this board is on the land, but if the board is suspended between two buildings 100 feet above the pavement, then we are fearful to pass it.What’s more, we always feel a fire behind ourself.

We always fell in self-criticism so we use procrastinate to put off tasks until the deadline. It’s a victim mentality that we think… Read all/全文

Loneliness

The author got some experiences which saw so many disabilities, they full of loneliness, painful.

A human being needs a companion, and we need truths and make our worlds or communities better.

Community and Rigid Order

This is a paradox between the desire to belong, to fit in a community and to serve the deepest mind for oneself, close to God and be freedom.

The Weakness of a Child

We all born with weakness, we need love from parents as we cannot survive without others help. So if we … Read all/全文

Between Damocles and Hydra

HALF OF LIFE HAS NO NAME

The opposite of fragile is not robust, half of our life has no name for.

PLEASE BEHEAD ME

We need to become Hydra, the serpent-like creature, we need some doses of antifragility, otherwise the sword of Damocles will get you.

On the Necessity of Naming

In the history of human, so many names of colors didn’t created, but this doesn’t mean we cannot discern different colors. We are doing more than we think.

PROTO-ANTIFRAGILITY

Hormesis is the first… Read all/全文

Prologue

Formal education cannot bring discovery and progress, only aggressive risk can.

In modern times, so many people avoid fragility through the expences of others.

The Antidote to The Black Swan

We are very thirsty for order, we should embrace the randomness so that we can become control order.

When facing small probabilities, we often fail, so only when understanding it, then we will not fearful.

Robust Is Not Robust Enough

Mother Nature cannot predictable, though it runs well… Read all/全文

Neolithic Art

Anatolia and Mesopotamia

The agriculture developed, many towns developed, so the

JERICHO

Around 7000 BCE, they developed stone buildings to defend nomad, it’s a great achievement, and they used the skulls for rituals, also using plaster to restore the skull, and inlaid seashells as eyes.

Ain Ghazal

They remarked the beginning of monumental sculptures in Mesopotamia.

ÇATAL HÖYÜK

It developed the depiction of the human body, the shape of the torso, not only the profile.… Read all/全文

Why We Procrastinate

I think the reason I always want to text with others is that maybe I want a connection with others to replace my relatives, but I should fish or cut the bait between the connection with others (the emotion relationship build by my parents) or my self-development.

The story of Dorothy shows that procrastination is the choice between the self-improvement and others jealousy.

I need to unlearn the pattern that my tasks are associated with the mind that I am lazy.

Knowing how you spend

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Paleolithic Art

Africa

What shall be my subject? -animals, but men are rare. They’re almost profiled because the only profile can show the essence.

Western Europe

Paleolithic human-headed shows that the ivory figure is very important for the artist.

Nude woman shows fertility images. The intents of makers maybe the female form.

Ancient artists always painted statuette.

The sculptors usually change the subject to keep the profile view and details.

Art in the Old Stone Age

The question… Read all/全文