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Lukasz Laniecki
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[ 1 min read ] Maybe we simply are wired to attack and ridicule people’s views, opinions, ideas, beliefs, etc. Because it’s ingrained in us. Because that’s how progress is made. I think progress would be impossible without it. And maybe we’re bound to make progress. Maybe progress doesn’t mean... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at My Game
[ 3 min read ] In the next decades more and more people will need people who will be able to guide them towards a more conscious life. Real thinkers, philosophers, people who practice mindfulness, psychologists, not scammers who want to sell people some bullshit ‘get rich quickly’, or ‘do... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at My Game
[ 5 min read ] One of the best examples (or the best evidence) that we (the majority of people I guess) tend to focus more on the negative than on the positive is our approach to dying and death. When we’re approaching the old age we tend to focus... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at My Game
[ 6 min read ] We want to believe that our suffering /pain wasn’t for nothing. That’s why we start charities or join various causes, or change something in our lives when someone very close to us died suddenly and unexpectedly (prematurely as we would say — we take it for granted... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at My Game
[ 6 min read ] Diary of an artist, Sunday, July 15, 2018 # 801 (countdown) - Woke up 4:40 am. Yesterday I wrote a post about dying. Actually I only assembled two messages from people who were diagnosed with cancer and who died of it some time after they... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at My Game
[ 4 min read ] Following are two messages from two high-profile figures who knew they had cancer and might die. One died just 13 days after he had published his message, the other 6 years. Message #1 I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months. I had thought... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at My Game
[ 3 min read ] Nobody deliberately chose to exclude or target certain groups of people. It’s a normal dynamic in any society. Even, or especially, if we’re on a lookout for a scapegoat. The people who become the scapegoat never belong to the majority. In other words, the majority... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at My Game
[ 3 min read ] I saw this commercial the other day which showed a wild nature vs. a network of concrete highways and on the picture with wild nature it said “you were born for this”and on the picture with a network of concrete highways it said “and you... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at My Game
[ 1 min read ] David Bowie didn’t like the show business world. He wanted it to be different and he suffered because of that. On one hand he loved what he did (at his core he was an artist) and he couldn’t have lived without it (it was his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] So you have a dream? A dream of world peace. A dream of world prosperity. A dream of world love. A dream of world kindness. A dream of ideal human being (in line with the ideal set forth by your religion). A dream of sustainability.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at My Game
[ 8 min read ] Diary of an artist, Monday, July 9, 2018 # 802 (countdown) - Woke up 3:55 am. A teacher named Judy wrote me on Quora recently I see why you are a writer, and I am guessing . . . a good one. Be blessed. To... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at My Game
[ 3 min read ] Picasso was fighting with his wife Olga. A particular period when he was with her was the worst time of his life, he said. And he showed it in his art. That’s what art is. A representation of the reality and an attempt at connecting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] Do you really think I care about the review? Like really? You can say whatever you want in your review. Maybe someone paid you to say something? Maybe your role is to protect / promote someone else’s art? Maybe you erroneously assumed that your understanding... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at My Game
[ 1 min read ] In his book Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934–1941 the radio broadcaster and journalist William Shirer wrote: At the six p.m. press conference we were given another dose of the weekly German news-reel. Again the ruined towns, the dead humans, the putrefying... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] This is a ridiculous question for two reasons (at least two): 1/ a career that pays a really nice salary pays it today — we have no idea what it will look like in the future, or whether we will still be able, or willing, to do... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at My Game
[ 7 min read ] Diary of an artist, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 # 803 (countdown) - Woke up 2:55 am. The day before yesterday I spoke to my mother. She has this “peculiar” (read irritating) way of having a discussion with someone she disagrees with. Or it’s only with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at My Game
[ 3 min read ] I want to grab a Mossberg 590A1 shotgun and fire it at Resistance. I want to see how it flies several feet backwards after being hit, like they do in movies. I want that sucker to die immediately. No mercy. Or even better, I want... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] Nobody told us that there is thing called democracy and that it’s the best. Nobody told us that there is thing called dictatorship and that it’s the worst. Nobody told us that there are some other things which are neither the best nor the worst.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] In order to have a chance at finding a new source of income quickly there are several dos and don’ts. Let’s look at the latter. In order to have a chance at finding a new source of income quickly people shouldn’t: 1/ Strike off any... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] The greatest mistake Lucasso could have made but didn’t was to be too picky and too narrow in his job search. This mistake would have led (and for many people often does lead) to prolonged unemployment / prolonged period without any source of income. And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] Lucasso started looking for a paid work in the first days of April 2018. On May 7 he wrote and sent his first application letter. He wrote it to Gary Vaynerchuck as Gary was and still is his dream employer. So far Lucasso’s attempts to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at My Game
[ 3 min read ] If Leo Tolstoy was rapping he would have been very close to what 50 Cent was when he was starting out in the rap world. He (Leo) too lashed out on ’em all. He vehemently attacked the establishment and art critics. Here is what he... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] We don’t need to do anything to be fully human. We are always fully human. There is no “if we want to be fully human”. There is no condition which needs to be fulfilled for us to become fully human. We can’t do anything which... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at My Game
[ 2 min read ] I guess we like to create objects, or write, because it gives us a chance to get that thing out of our heads and into the “real world” (‘physical world’ would be a better term for that). When I take something out of my head... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at My Game
[ 5 min read ] Diary of an artist, Monday, June 25, 2018 # 804 (countdown) - Woke up 3:45 am. I never watch morning TV programs. But I did yesterday. Actually I saw only 5 minutes. They talked to a guy who spent 18 years in prison for a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at My Game