The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life - Mark Manson

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Wanting positive experience is a negative experience; accepting negative experience is a positive experience. It's what the philosopher Alan Watts used to refer to as "the backwards law" - the idea that the more you pursue feeling better all the time, the less satisfied you become, as pursuing something only reinforces the fact that you lack it in the first place.

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slowtyper237 1 year, 5 months ago
A very depressing take, which is good, cause now that I am depressed I won't feel like feeling better which will make me feel better.
user601673 4 years, 1 month ago
I agree pretty awesome.
user601673 4 years, 1 month ago
I agree pretty awesome.
weesin 4 years, 1 month ago
A fantastic quote from a very insightful man. I believe everyone should read his book

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