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Pragmatic and Principled - Day 1

Wherever a person can live, there one can also live well;

  • Abraham Lincoln is the most renowned politician of his time. Even at a profession like that, he was able to be compassionate, humble, open-minded and purposeful.
  • Principles and pragmatism are not at odds. Whether you live in the white house or in a jail or in a closed-minded small town, you can live well if you choose to. Plenty of other have! It's your principles that govern your way of life.

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MaxHappinessWill

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I want to surpass or reach max happiness

Example

Fact: You enjoy good party nights.

The decision arrives:

Either I go to a party night today or I study for uni.

You choose the party.

Reason: You make situational decisions based on the given facts. In this case party offers more happiness than studying.

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Use for all decisions

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Knowing ones wills and their effects is important to understanding yourself.

👨‍🎓 Researching Self

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Daily stoic have quoted some great questions to ask yourself daily.

Who are you spending time with?

Is this in my control?

What does your ideal day look like?

To be or to do?

If I am not for me, who is? If I am only for me , who am I?

What am I missing by choosing to worry or be afraid?

Are you doing you job?

What is the most important thing?

Who is this for?

Does this actually matter?

Will this be alive time or dead time?

Is this who I wanted to be?

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Always takes me back on track whenever I feel lost.

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