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20 Paradoxes That Are True

markmanson.net

Life Is Paradoxical And Contradictory

Many of life’s important truths are contradictory.

We normally think of contradictions as illogical and therefore useless. But if we prod a bit deeper, we find real wisdom below the surface.

For example, if we hate a certain trait in others, to the point of loat...

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  1. A person who cannot trust anyone cannot be trusted.
  2. People protect themselves from being hurt in relationships by hurting their partners.
  3. The more we try to impress people, the less effective it will be.
  4. Success comes from failure.
  5. We should d...

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  1. People treat others like they treat themselves, and if one cares less about others, the same is done to oneself.
  2. Communication and connectedness increase loneliness and depression as it amplifies feelings of isolation.
  3. Life gives us what we a...

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  1. If we want to be in a relationship, the best way is to not need any relationship and invest in our own learnings, health and happiness.
  2. A display of honesty and vulnerability makes other people think we are great to the point of perfection.
  3. The more we cling ...

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Bertrand Russell

"The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt!"

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  1. The more convinced we are that we are right, the less likely it is. If we are not objective about our own knowledge and perception, we are less likely to understand the other side.
  2. The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.
  3. Change is the only ...

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