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Life untied by responsibility is misery

live sincerely

Traits of a rich life

Human connections
Family and friends.
Physical health
Take care of what you have.
Honesty
Don't fool yourself.
Appreciation
Even in the face of adversity.
Principles
Of your own. Don't live as someone else.
Fortitude
Confront what scares you.
Agency
Learn tools to act in the world on a broader scale.
Service
Helping or working with others.
Kindness
Service not awaiting reward.
Ambition
Enact your ideas, even small ones. Don't just daydream. Take yourself seriously.
Interests
Pursue them seriously.
Preparation
Create a basis for how to build towards your goals.
Exploration
Experience new meaning and suffering. Form new beliefs.
Abstinence
Avoid hedonistic consumption.
Temperance
Require less, live more. Luke Smith article on liabilities.
Self-sufficiency
Depend on your own agency, your connections and on the local rather than on large institutions
Persistence
Effort pays off
Patience
Endure burdens
Arrangement
Shape your environment to push you forward and to not allow for bad habits

Interesting people

Luke Smith
Technology, literature, Philosophy, Religion
CrimePaysButBotanyDoesnt
Botany, learn to appreciate your environment
Drascus
Persistent Training. He listens to the same type of music as I do
AmericanTaliban
Podcast

Music

Favourite music artists
Susumu Hirasawa
Apocalyptica
Nightwish
Stratovarius
Sonata Arctica

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